KANTROWITZ, GOLDHAMER & GRAIFMAN, P.C., have filed an action against Illuminate Education, Inc. (“Illuminate”) in the United States District Court Central District of California. Illuminate maintains a nationwide internet platform that stores and assesses data concerning students in grades K-12 on a contract basis to school districts, with access provided to educators, students and parents as an aid to educational evaluation, monitoring of progress, and determining an educational plan.
On or about March 25, 2022, Illuminate announced that there had been suspicious unauthorized access to its systems between December 28, 2021, and January 8, 2022. The unauthorized parties obtained the personally identifiable information and protected health information of over two million current and former students in school districts throughout the country which could include names, addresses, demographic information, grades, academic and behavioral records, test results, enrollment date, disability accommodation information, free or reduced-price lunch status, language preference, attendance records, physical performance records, biometrics and medical data. Illuminate disclosed that New York, California, Connecticut and Oklahoma are the states affected.
If you are a current or former student or the guardian of a current or former student that has received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH regarding this incident and wish to find out more about this class action or participate in the class action, please call our office today to speak with a knowledgeable and dedicated class action lawyer who can outline your rights and help determine if you are in line to receive money damages. All consultations are free of cost and come with no obligation.