Other Resources for FERPA

A Conversation with Dean Folkers

September 16, 2019 | Amelia Vance

A Conversation with Dean Folkers

The Forum Guide to Education Data Privacy explores how state and local education agencies (SEAs and LEAs) can support best practices at the school level to protect the confidentiality of student data in routine instructional and administrative tasks. On July 17, FPF spoke with Working Group Co-Chair Dean Folkers, of the Nebraska Department of Education, about the Forum guide, privacy on the ground, and common-sense thinking about handling student data.

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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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