FERPA

AACRAO: Lawmakers Introduce Data Privacy Changes to FERPA

AACRAO: Lawmakers Introduce Data Privacy Changes to FERPA

Amid growing concerns about the security of student data, Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) introduced a bill on Wednesday that would update the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

New FERPA Guidance from The Department of Education

New FERPA Guidance from The Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education's Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) released new guidance today to help school systems and educators interpret and understand the major laws and best practices protecting student privacy while using online educational services.

Ensure FERPA Compliance With Reverse Transfer

Ensure FERPA Compliance With Reverse Transfer

When disclosing records for the purposes of reverse transfer, institutions must continue to be mindful of FERPA. Citing LeRoy Rooker and AACRAO's work, this article explains that record disclosures must continue to comply with the provisions of FERPA.