This post was written by Jason H. Ballum, Mark Melodia, Amy S. Mushahwar, and Frederick Lah.

With March Madness on the horizon, did you know that educational institutions are part of another Final Four? One in four data breaches come from higher educational institutions or K-12 schools. In addition to data breaches, schools face unique privacy issues related to social media, search and seizure, cyberbullying, teacher discipline, and many more.

The following client alert provides a crash course on some of the key issues in education privacy.