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  • October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month! The October edition of our Student Privacy Newsletter will include a range of helpful cybersecurity resources to assist you in protecting your information systems and the student data they contain.

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07/01/2022

Letter to institutions of postsecondary education regarding the applicability of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) to the...

11/01/2021

The Department of Education (Department) is required to notify annually each State educational agency (SEA) and each local educational agency (LEA...

11/01/2021

This letter is meant to inform State Education Agencies about their responsibilities regarding federal privacy laws including FERPA and PPRA.

Resources

08/24/2022

This document is a side-by-side comparison of the legal provisions and definitions in IDEA Part B, IDEA Part C and FERPA. It is intended to help...

07/01/2022

This online training course was developed by the Student Privacy Policy Office's Privacy Technical Assistance Center as an introduction to the...

07/01/2022

This online training course was developed by the Student Privacy Policy Office's Privacy Technical Assistance Center as an introduction to the...