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  • Student Records

    Information from Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. on students' rights regarding records maintained by the school attended. Read More

    By:
    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.
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  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

    Information on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). FERPA gives parents certain rights with respect to their children's education records. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Education
  • FERPA General Guidance for Students

    This guidance from the U.S. Department of Education provides eligible students with general information about the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). This document is a compilation and update of various letters and guidance documents previously issued that respond to a variety of questions about FERPA. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Education
  • Student Records Being Retained by a Private School

    Information from a Basic Education Circular (BEC) providing the Department of Education's guidance regarding the practice of a private school temporarily retaining the student's records, pending resolution of an infraction of the private school's policies or a contractual dispute with a parent or guardian. Content Detail

    By:
    Education Law Center - Pennsylvania
  • Education Law Center

    The Education Law Center is a non-profit legal advocacy and educational organization, dedicated to ensuring that all of Pennsylvania's children have access to a quality public education. Content Detail

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    Education Law Center - Pennsylvania