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"The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.
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"FERPA gives parents certain rights with respect to their children's education records. These rights transfer to the student when he or she reaches the age of 18 or attends a school beyond the high school level. Students to whom the rights have transferred are "eligible students." [http://www.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html 1]
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==See also==
 
==See also==
  
 
*Using Moodle [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=77059 Moodle and FERPA] forum discussion
 
*Using Moodle [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=77059 Moodle and FERPA] forum discussion
*[http://www.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html Family Education Rights and Privacy Act] (FERPA) U. S. Dept. of Education
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*[1] [http://www.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html Family Education Rights and Privacy Act] (FERPA) U. S. Dept. of Education
 
*[http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/FERPA-Overview.htm "FERPA: Basic Guidelines for Faculty and Staff"] National Academic Advising Association
 
*[http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/FERPA-Overview.htm "FERPA: Basic Guidelines for Faculty and Staff"] National Academic Advising Association
  
 
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Revision as of 14:49, 3 August 2007

"The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

"FERPA gives parents certain rights with respect to their children's education records. These rights transfer to the student when he or she reaches the age of 18 or attends a school beyond the high school level. Students to whom the rights have transferred are "eligible students." 1



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