The score of any test subject shall not be released or disclosed by the test agency to any person, organization, corporation, association, college, university, or governmental agency or subdivision unless specifically authorized by the test subject. A test agency may, however, release all scores received by a test subject on a test to anyone designated by the test subject to receive the current score.
Terms Used In N.Y. Education Law 344
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- test: means any test that is given in New York at the expense of the test subject and designed for use and used in the process of selection for post-secondary or professional school admissions. See
- Test agency: means any organization, association, corporation, partnership, or individual or person that develops, sponsors or administers a test. See
- Test subject: means an individual to whom a test is administered. See
This section shall not be construed to prohibit release of scores and other information in the possession of a test agency for purposes of research leading to studies and reports concerning the tests themselves. Such studies and reports must contain no information identifiable with any individual test subject or user institution unless authorized by that individual or institution.