Other Resources for FERPA
May 21, 2017 | Northeastern University Law Journal
FERPA: When is Bullying Considered a Health Safety Emergency?
This paper will address the limitations that FERPA places on educational institutions with regard to disclosure of confidential student information in health and safety emergencies, including bullying. It discusses different factual scenarios that may constitute a health or safety emergency, illustrating how educational institutions can establish bullying incidents as health and safety emergencies thus allowing […]
May 21, 2017 | Catholic University Law Review
FERPA in the Twenty-First Century: Failure to Effectively Regulate Privacy for All Students
This article discusses an overview of FERPA, Congressional intent in passage of FERPA and related amendments, legal developments of FERPA in the 20th century, including Supreme Court cases pertaining to student privacy, as well as modern developments relating to student records.
May 21, 2017 | St. Louis University Journal of Health and Law
Communication as Prevention to Tragedy: FERPA in a Society of School Violence
This Article clarifies what communications FERPA allows with respect to students who may harm themselves or others, and suggests an amendment to help administrators better serve the needs of students with mental health issues. Login required.
May 21, 2017 | Journal of College and University Law
FERPA and the Press: A right to access information?
The article offers information on FERPA and the press’s right to access information regarding personal data of students.
May 21, 2017 | Federal Bureau of Investigations
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act A Guide for First Responders and Law Enforcement
This guide provides law enforcement officers with overall guidance on what information schools can provide to law enforcement.
May 21, 2017 | School Board of Broward County, Florida
FAQ on Disclosure of Student Information to Law Enforcement
This resource from local law enforcement in Broward County provides school district officials with answers to frequently asked questions about their obligations under FERPA.
May 21, 2017 | Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal
ESPN V. Ohio State: The Ohio Supreme Court uses FERPA to play Defense for Offensive Athletic Programs
This article discusses the application of FERPA to information regarding student athlete misconduct, and specifically the Ohio State court case of ESPN vs. Ohio State, which examined Ohio State’s argument that FERPA could be used to prevent the release of student information to ESPN.
May 21, 2017 | Harvard Journal of Law & Technology
Educational Privacy in the Online Classroom: FERPA, MOOCs, and the Big Data Conundrum
This article discusses how FERPA and other Federal privacy laws apply to institutions that offer MOOCs.
May 21, 2017 | Boston College Law Review
Deciphering the Supremacy of Federal Funding Conditions: Why State Open Records Laws Must Yield to FERPA
This article proposes a framework for more uniformly resolving the relationship between FERPA and state open records laws. It argues that FERPA is a valid Federal conditional funding statute under the current unconstitutional conditions doctrine.