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Title:  Protecting the Privacy of Student Education Records
Description: Student education records are official and confidential documents protected by one of the nation's strongest privacy protection laws, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). FERPA gives parents, as well as students in postsecondary schools, the right to review and confirm the accuracy of education records. This brochure, revised in January, provides the reader information about FERPA.
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Cover Date: March 1997
Web Release: March 18, 1997
Print Release: March 1, 1997
Publication #: NCES 97859
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Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Brochure
Survey/Program Areas: National Forum on Education Statistics (NFES)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Brochure, please contact:
Patrick Keaton.
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