Know Your Rights: The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
This publication explains what is important about the FERPA Act, or the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act. Simple language and an easy-to-read question and answer format is used.
Other publications in this Plain Language Series are available on the topics of WIOA, federal financial aid, and the ABLE Act, and can be found here.
Mueller, S., and Weintraub, L. (2020). Know Your Rights: The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Plain Language Series, Issue No. 1. Boston, MA: University of Massachusetts Boston, Institute for Community Inclusion.