The Family Policy Compliance Office is excited to announce the launch  of the new Student Privacy Website! This new website replaces both the Privacy Technical Assistance Center’s and the Family Policy Compliance Office’s sites.  The Student Privacy Website can be found at: Be sure to update your bookmarks accordingly!

May a CWA or tribal organization that receives PII from education records through the exception in FERPA use the PII for purposes other than addressing the education needs of the child?

No.  FERPA is clear that the PII from education records disclosed to the CWA or tribal organization under the 2013 exception to FERPA must only be used to address the educational needs of children in foster care placement.