FL: Teacher preparation data exposed online

Travis Pillow reports:

Florida’s Education Commissioner is ordering a review of the state’s data security procedures after personal information for thousands of teachers-in-training was exposed on the Internet.

The state Department of Education announced Saturday that personal information for about 47,000 participants in state teacher preparation programs was publicly available on the Internet for two weeks starting in late May.

In some cases the information included participants’ names, social security numbers and results on state teacher certification exams.

Read more on Tallahassee.com.  You can find the state’s press release here.

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