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

Organization: American Bar Association
Author: Lynn M. Daggett
Published: October 4, 2012

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 with police.