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FERPA (Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act — students record law)

Administrative Advocacy

  • CLE comments to NPRM  (April 8th, 2011, PDF) re: the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act underscoring areas of concern: proposed regulations are inconsistent with FERPA; changes to non-consensual disclosure of personally identifiable information compromise privacy rights of students and/or parents. 
  • CLE Comments to USED in response to NPRM RE: Family Educational Rights Privacy Act (FERPA) (March 24th, 2008, PDF) Comments supporting the importance of confidentiality requirements of IDEA within FERPA, concerns about eroding rights and protections of students, when prior consent is not required for disclosure of personally identifiable information, including to third party contractors and school volunteers.