This tutorial is a learning tool designed to provide William & Mary employees with a better understanding of the federal law that protects the privacy of student education records.
By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:
- Describe the aspects of an education record
- Distinguish which parties are permitted access to education records
- Understand your role in protecting the privacy of education records
Once you have finished the tutorial, you must complete a Qualtrics form to record that you have read and understand the content of this tutorial.
The Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) is designed to:
FERPA applies to all:
Keywords Used in this Training
|FERPA||Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) is a federal law that governs access to and release of education records.|
Files, documents and materials that are:
|Directory Information||Student information that is generally not considered an invasion of privacy if made publicly available.|
|Legitimate Educational Interest||
FERPA provision that allows a school official to review a student's education record in order to fulfill their professional responsibilities for the university.
- William & Mary's FERPA statement
- U.S. Department of Education's website
- Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions
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