Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

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Hosted by the U.S. Department of Education, this page offers information on Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Many project managers and Title IX coordinators mistakenly believe that FERPA impedes Title IX and the Clery Act in administering adjudication processes on their campus and holding sexual assault perpetrators accountable. Yet the Clery Act and Title IX state that FERPA does not impede any school’s obligation and priority to their students’ safety.

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Author: Sari Lipsett

Sari Lipsett has worked in Wisconsin and California doing prevention education and programing, survivor advocacy, public policy and grants management. Sari works in CALCASA’s Southern California Office where it is sunny all the time.

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