Ysleta Independent School District: Laptop containing high school students’ transcripts with SSN stolen in home burglary

Lindsey Anderson reports:

Confidential information belonging to Hanks High School students might have been compromised after a laptop containing transcripts of every student at the school was stolen.

A Hanks counselor downloaded and saved transcripts of all 1,700 students onto a personal laptop as part of her job, but the laptop and other items were stolen from her home on Feb. 18.

Transcripts contain students’ birth dates, Social Security numbers, home addresses and parents’ or guardians’ names.

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