Section 1: FERPA-Protecting Student Rights
Section 2: Education Records
Section 3: Protecting the Privacy of Education Records
Access to Student Information
Designated University Officials
Legitimate Educational Interest
Scenario Two: Faculty/Parent Requests
Who Can Access Student Information?
Reminders for Faculty
Scenario Three: Posting Grades
Recommendations for Posting Grades
Letters of Recommendation
For Additional Information
Section 4: Program Overview & Course Certification
Now that we have discussed some of the exceptions under FERPA, let’s talk about parents’ rights and some additional ways to avoid violations under FERPA. Parents must have a signed consent form from their child in order to obtain non-directory information, but they may obtain directory information.
Parents who claim a student as a dependent under the Internal Revenue Code may have access to non-directory information.