FERPA is the United States federal law that protects student records privacy review and disclosure rights. Student educational records are considered confidencial. Under most circumstances student records will not be released without written and signed consent. Thus, a student must sign a release form in order for information to be released to parents.
Once a student reaches 18 years of age or attends a postsecondary institution all rights formerly given to parents under FERPA transfer to the student. The eligible student has the following rights:
More information about each of these rights can be found on the Office of Academic Records FERPA website.
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