FERPA

TITLE IX V. FERPA: WHICH LAW TRUMPS FOLLOWING A SEXUAL HARASSMENT INVESTIGATION – BY: BETSEY HELFRICH

Source: http://www.mickesotoole.com/articles/title-ix-v-ferpa-which-law-trumps-following-a-sexual-harassment-investigation-by-betsey-helfrich/ Excerpt:   Sexual harassment of a student is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX.   Title IX protects students from sexual harassment at school and at school activities, including off-campus school sponsored trips.  Schools have an obligation to respond promptly and effectively to claims of sexual harassment.  Title IX regulations require schools […]

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FERPA

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Family Policy Compliance Office (FPCO) Home The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of […]

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Where FERPA and HIPAA May Intersect

Resource: Clinical Procedure Guidelines, Chapter 3 “Where FERPA and HIPAA May Intersect” http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/cwp/view.asp?a=2663&q=334188   or direct at http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/cwp/view.asp?a=2663&q=334200#whereferpaandhipaamayintersect Where FERPA and HIPAA May Intersect When determining whether personally identifiable information from student health records maintained by the educational agency or institution may be disclosed, school officials at institutions subject to FERPA should refer to FERPA and […]

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Video Surveillance Cameras in Schools

Video Surveillance Cameras in Schools   Reprinted with Permission from the January 2009 issue of the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) Journal (www.cabe.org) Security remains a huge issue for schools.  Protecting the health and safety of students and staff should be a focus for board members and reflected in district policy.  New technological […]

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