this quick True/False quiz to test your knowledge of FERPA:
FERPA stands for Family Educational Rights of Public School Administration.
The only circumstance in which I can post grades by Social Security
number is if a student signs a waiver at the beginning of the
semester allowing me to do so.
It is acceptable to email grades to students since this form of
communication does not fall under the Family Educational Rights
and Privacy Act of 1974.
FERPA stands for
the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, commonly
referred to as FERPA or the Buckley Amendment. It's regulations
include established requirements for several aspects pertaining
to student records, including the release of information and grades.
Posting of grades
under Social Security number is forbidden under any circumstance.
be given through phone or email communications.
For additional reminders about FERPA regulations, refer to the
August 2001 memorandum
from Conrado Gempesaw, Vice Provost for Academic Programs and