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

Organization: Journal of Law and Education
Author: Daniel R. Dinger
Published: October 1, 2001

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 Circuit from allowing students to grade each other’s work and orally report the grades. The court ruled that such practices violated a student’s right to privacy under FERPA. ┬áLogin required.