Ask the FERPA Professor

LeRoy Rooker |
October 29, 2018
  • Data Stewardship
  • Recordkeeping Compliance
  • Records and Academic Services
  • Student Academic Records and Academic Policy
  • FERPA Professor
cartoon figure, reminiscent of Einstein, stands in front of a chalkboard with the board "FERPA" written on it

The FERPA Professor recently talked with EdSurge's Tina Nazerian about "The Unintentional Ways Schools Violate FERPA." 

For example, he said, higher education professionals may unintentionally violate FERPA in the following ways:

  • Failing to shred paper records before discarding them.
  • Not understanding that they are accountable for their vendor's use of data.
  • Disclosing inappropriate information in casual settings.
Read the full EdSurge article here.

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