The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA): A Legal Overview

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This report discusses the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 that guarantees parental access to student education records, while limiting the disclosure of those records to third parties.

Creator(s): Feder, Jody
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: November 19, 2013
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Feder, Jody

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Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: November 19, 2013
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United States
Description:

This report discusses the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 that guarantees parental access to student education records, while limiting the disclosure of those records to third parties.

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10 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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