Tag Archives: FERPA

OSEP Policy Letter to Edmunds on procedural safeguards

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This 2012 letter from OSEP determines that the term “early intervention records” is the same as “education records” for the purposes of the confidentiality protections under Part C of the IDEA and FERPA and exempt as “Protective Health Information” under the HIPAA Privacy Rule. Published by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) OSEP Policy […]


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This 2011 webinar provides a basic overview of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). The webinar is intended to inform education officials, teachers and staff at state and local agencies and institutions about the requirements of FERPA. Presented by Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) FERPA 101 Recording and Transcript

Cloud Computing

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This 2015 update of a 2012 document is designed to assist educational agencies and institutions that are considering using cloud computing solutions for education data. It contains responses to frequently asked questions about meeting necessary data privacy and data security requirements, including compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, to ensure proper protection […]

Data Security Checklist

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This 2011 document assists stakeholder organizations, such as state and local educational agencies, with developing and maintaining a successful data security program. Published by: Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Data Security Checklist