Record under FERPA

Definition: The term “education records” is defined as those records that are:

  1. directly related to a student; and
  2. maintained by an educational agency or institution, or by a party acting for the agency or institution.

See 34 CFR § 99.3 for the definition of “education records” and a list of records that are not included in the definition.

Source: Taken from the U.S. Department of Education’s 2010 guidance document, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Disclosure of Student Information Related to Emergencies and Disasters.

DaSy Framework Component: Data Governance and Management