Colorado AG Formal Opinion on FERPA

Organization: State of Colorado Department of Law
Author: Cynthia H. Coffman
Published: January 11, 2018

This report from the State of Colorado Department of Law, written by Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman, provides general guidance on FERPA. Further, it addresses misconceptions about the law as well as what information Colorado schools may obtain from juvenile courts and law enforcement agencies to assist in evaluating school safety risks.