• Amended Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Regulations Change Who May Share Student Records, Clarify Terms
  • January 25, 2012 | Authors: Amanda J. Katzenstein; Heidi Salow
  • Law Firms: Greenberg Traurig, LLP - McLean Office ; Greenberg Traurig, LLP - Washington Office
  • Department of Education amendments to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act regulations, governing the disclosure of personally identifiable information from students’ education records, took effect Jan. 3. While the changes are limited, the new guidance significantly changes who can share student information and clarifies certain exemptions, the authors say.