Deciphering the Supremacy of Federal Funding Conditions: Why State Open Records Laws Must Yield to FERPA

Organization: Boston College Law Review
Author: Mathilda McGee-Tubb
Published: May 1, 2012

This article proposes a framework for more uniformly resolving the relationship between FERPA and state open records laws. It argues that FERPA is a valid Federal conditional funding statute under the current unconstitutional conditions doctrine.