Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Capitol View on Kids: Foster Care Education Reform Moving Forward
Supporters of the “A Plus Act” including the Children’s Defense Fund and Juvenile Law Center, are making an effort to increase support for the foster care /education bill by increasing support among both organizations and ultimately members of congress.
Senate Takes up Charge on Foster Youth School Records
WASHINGTON D.C. – Down on Capitol Hill, the air is hot, wet and gummy. With recess around the corner and the political parties settling in for a bitter election cycle, few bills of substance are moving or being introduced, save a seemingly small tweak to privacy laws that promises to dramatically change the educational cards for students experiencing foster care.
Cracking the Code: How One California County Pushed Past FERPA Restrictions
By: Orville Thomas “It makes all the difference if they want to share. It’s easier if they’re not inclined to share. They say FERPA and it ends the conversation.”- Dr. Bernard James of Pepperdine University describing school districts and their interaction with FERPA, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.