U.S. Department of Education
The U.S. Department of Education is committed to protecting student privacy. We administer and enforce student privacy laws such as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA). In addition, we provide technical assistance to help schools and school districts safeguard information about students.
To learn more about FERPA and your rights please see the short video to the right or explore these other resources:
The Department of Education (Department) is required to notify annually each State educational agency (SEA) and each local educational agency (LEA...
This letter is meant to inform State Education Agencies about their responsibilities regarding federal privacy laws including FERPA and PPRA.
The Department of Education (Department) is required to notify annually each State educational agency (SEA) and each Local Educational Agency (LEA...
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA, provides certain rights for parents and eligible students around student education...