Other Resources for FERPA

School Volunteers and FERPA

June 19, 2019 | U.S. Department of Education

School Volunteers and FERPA

How does FERPA apply to school volunteers? Find out in this video published by the U.S. Department of Education.

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9 Steps to Privacy: The Right to Seek to Amend under FERPA

May 30, 2019 | Future of Privacy Forum

9 Steps to Privacy: The Right to Seek to Amend under FERPA

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) grants parents and eligible students* the right to seek to amend student records that are inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise violate student privacy. This does not mean that schools must change a record whenever a parent requests it. It means that schools must follow a fair process by […]

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11 Steps to Privacy: The Right to Inspect and Review under FERPA

May 30, 2019 | Future of Privacy Forum

11 Steps to Privacy: The Right to Inspect and Review under FERPA

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) grants parents and eligible students the right to inspect and review education records and to receive an explanation or interpretation of those records. To fulfill these rights, schools are obligated to follow a fair process. Specifically, schools must Give parents and eligible students the opportunity to inspect […]

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The Policymaker’s Guide to Student Privacy

May 30, 2019 | Future of Privacy Forum

The Policymaker’s Guide to Student Privacy

This short guide provides short answers to the following questions: How Is Student Data Used? Which Federal Laws Already Address Student and Child Privacy? Do General Privacy Laws Address Student Data? What Are Common State-Level Approaches to Regulating Student Data? What Are Potential Issues to Consider When Drafting Student Privacy Legislation? Which Stakeholders Should Policymakers Consult […]

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Disclosing Student Information During School Emergencies

May 30, 2019 | Future of Privacy Forum

Disclosing Student Information During School Emergencies

Disclosing Student Information During School Emergencies: A Primer for Schools offers four best practices for information disclosure and answers five frequently asked questions about FERPA’s requirements for sharing information during health or safety emergencies.

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