Education Dive: How schools are navigating privacy concerns in COVID-19 contact tracing

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Education Dive: How schools are navigating privacy concerns in COVID-19 contact tracing

“Schools are actually pretty good at sharing health information,” Kowalski said. “I think where this has gotten a little bit different is that COVID has been a little bit politicized, and the data around COVID has been a little bit politicized out there. And so these cases are being treated and perceived differently than if we were talking about lice or stomach flu or any other thing that may be going around the community that you want to inform and let people make reasonable protections.”

In an Education Dive article by Natalie Gross, DQC Executive Vice President Paige Kowalski comments on districts’ privacy-related concerns about releasing COVID-19 information.