PII Disclosure Guidance for Reasonable Methods and Written Agreements

Organization: PTAC, U.S. Department of Education
Published: August 3, 2015

This document provides guidance for schools, school districts (also referred to as local educational agencies [LEAs]), postsecondary institutions, and State educational authorities (such as State educational agencies [SEAs]) that may disclose personally identifiable information (PII) from education records. The document provides these entities with information about requirements and best practices for data disclosures under the studies exception and the audit or evaluation exception, as specified in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.