Student Online Personal Protection Act (SOPPA)

Effective July 1, 2021, school districts will be required by the Student Online Personal Protection Act (SOPPA) to provide additional guarantees that student data is protected when collected by educational technology companies, and that data is used for beneficial purposes only (105 ILCS 85).

DISTRICT REQUIREMENTS Below is a high-level overview of the new requirements. Please refer to the legislation for specific timelines and components of each element. School districts must:

1. Annually post a list of all operators of online services or applications utilized by the district.

2. Annually post all data elements that the school collects, maintains, or discloses to any entity. This information            must also explain how the school uses the data, and to whom and why it discloses the data.

3. Post contracts for each operator within 10 days of signing.

4. Annually post subcontractors for each operator.

5. Post the process for how parents can exercise their rights to inspect, review and correct information                          maintained by the school, operator, or ISBE.

6. Post data breaches within 10 days and notify parents within 30 days.

7. Create a policy for who can sign contracts with operators.

8. Designate a privacy officer to ensure compliance.

9. Maintain reasonable security procedures and practices. Agreements with vendors in which information is                  shared must include a provision that the vendor maintains reasonable security procedures and practices.

Streator Elementary School District #44, web based software:


99Math,, Boom Cards, Canva, Class Dojo, Clever, Commonlit, Delta Math, Demos, Dreamscape, Edpuzzle,, Embrace, Empirical Resolution Inc. d/b/a Encylopedia Britannica, EPIC,  ESGI, Flip Grid, Gimkit, Go Guardian, IXL (ABCya),  Happy Numbers, HMH (ThinkCentral Go Math),  Kahoot, Kami, Learning a-z, Lengends Of Learning, Learning Ally, Lego,  Lexia,  Moby Max, McGraw Hill, Mystery Science(Discovery Ed), Navigate360, Nearpod, Noredink,  Padlet, Pear Deck, Pearson, Prodigy, Quizizz,  Ren Place,, Wordwall, Navigate360, Read Works, Remind101, Rocket Math, Screencastify, Seasaw, Scholastic, Skyward, Starfall, Storyboardthat,, Texthelp, Tinkercad, Tynker, Wakelet, Wevideo,  Whiteboard, WIDA, Worldbook .

To see the list of Streator Elementary District agreements, click here.

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