U.S. Department of Education Final FERPA Regulations: Advisory and Overview

Federal Policy, Safeguarding Data
U.S. Department of Education Final FERPA Regulations: Advisory and Overview

This overview and analysis of the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) finalized regulations to clarify and update the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), prepared by Education Counsel LLC for DQC, examines the extent to which they provide much-needed clarity to states to both use data for continuous improvement and protect the privacy, security, and confidentiality of student-level data.