Federal Laws That Protect Student Privacy
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act or FERPA provides certain rights for parents regarding their children’s education records. This guide provides general information on a parent’s rights under FERPA.
Student Data Privacy 101: FERPA For Parents and Students
The Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA)
The Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment, or PPRA, is a federal law that provides certain rights for parents of students regarding, among other things, student participation in surveys; the inspection of instructional material; certain physical exams; and the collection, disclosure, and use of personal information for marketing purposes.