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University Error Puts Children’s Data Online

By The Associated Press — August 23, 2011 1 min read

North Carolina State University warned parents this month that private information about 1,800 children from the state was mistakenly posted online. The data, including names, Social Security numbers, and birth dates, were gathered from 2003 to 2006 as part of a study on classroom practices. The university said there was no evidence that the information was used improperly.

A version of this article appeared in the August 24, 2011 edition of Education Week as University Error Puts Children’s Data Online

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