Fact Sheet: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

Parents of elementary and secondary school students are afforded important rights and protections under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Schools must continue to adhere to the requirements of FERPA even if the student is no longer enrolled, and the rights guaranteed under FERPA pass from the parents to the student when he or she reaches the age of 18 or enters college. The following contains a summary of these rights and provides a helpful link to more information.

File Attachment: FERPAfactsheet.pdf