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Disclosure of Information from Education Records to Parents of Students Attending Postsecondary Institutions

Type: doc
Author: Admin
Year of Publishing: 2012
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Recently many questions have arisen concerning the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the federal law that protects the privacy of students’ education records.  The Department wishes to clarify what FERPA says about postsecondary institutions sharing information with parents.