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Comments on the Education Department's NPRM for FERPA

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Comments on the Education Department's NPRM for FERPA

May 23, 2011

Submitted to the Department of Education on the Notice for Proposed Rulemaking for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

The comments articulate that the proposed regulations jeopardize important FERPA protections by expanding the number of individuals who may access personally identifiable information without consent, the basis on which they may obtain that access and the ability to re-disclose it to other parties.

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