Higher Ed Archive

Safe Schools, Information Sharing & FERPA

May 21, 2017 | Pepperdine University

Safe Schools, Information Sharing & FERPA

This resource offers a guide to when information may be used in a way consistent with FERPA, and offers different hypothetical scenarios to illustrate what releases are permitted.

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FOIA vs. FERPA/Scalia vs. Posner

May 21, 2017 | Southern Illinois University Law Journal

FOIA vs. FERPA/Scalia vs. Posner

This article examines how authorities under the Freedom of Information Act relate to FERPA. Login required.

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FERPA and Access to Public Records

May 21, 2017 | Student Press Law Center

FERPA and Access to Public Records

This white paper outlines myths and facts with respect to the media’s access to student data and other public records under FERPA.

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FERPA: A Practical Guide

May 21, 2017 | The University of Michigan: College of Pharmacy

FERPA: A Practical Guide

This presentation outlines definitions under FERPA pertaining to universities, protections of student privacy and data, and requirements for university officials. It includes case studies and a pop quiz.

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Sharing Student Information with Police: Balancing Student Rights with School Safety

May 21, 2017 | American Bar Association

Sharing Student Information with Police: Balancing Student Rights with School Safety

This paper focuses on the body of laws (including FERPA) governing schools’ sharing of student information with police, an issue in both K-12 and higher education, and in both public and private schools.The paper examines the extent to which each area of law forbids, requires, or permits but does not require, schools to share information […]

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Peer Grading and a Student’s Right to Privacy Under FERPA

May 21, 2017 | Journal of Law and Education

Peer Grading and a Student’s Right to Privacy Under FERPA

This article, Johnny Saw my Test Score, So I’m Suing My Teacher: Falvo v. Owasso Independent School District, Peer Grading, and a Student’s Right to Privacy Under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, examines the Tenth Circuit’s decision in Falvo v. Owasso Independent School District, which prohibited teachers in the jurisdiction of the Tenth […]

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Balancing Law Student Privacy Interests and Progressive Pedagogy

May 21, 2017 | Florida International University

Balancing Law Student Privacy Interests and Progressive Pedagogy

This Article analyzes claims over whether FERPA prohibits certain progressive law school academic support methodologies, using the text of the statute, the related regulations, case law from the Supreme Court of the United States and other federal courts, and statements from the Department of Education.

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