Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

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Definition: “A federal law that affords parents the right to have access to their children’s education records, the right to seek to have the records amended, and the right to consent to the disclosure of personally identifiable information (PII) from education records, except as provided by law.”

Source: DaSy-developed definition, Current State Analysis on FERPA and HIPAA Challenges to Accessing Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education Data poster

DaSy Framework Component: Data Governance and Management

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