Allyson is truant and her case is about to be heard in juvenile court. This activity examines the conditions that must be met before Allyson’s school shares information from her education record with juvenile justice professionals.
This activity contains six scenarios where someone is requesting information about a student (or group of students) from a school employee. For each situation, you decide whether the information can legally be shared according to FERPA (the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act).
Connor is a student who may have made a threat against his school. This activity highlights the importance of every school/district defining what represents an “articulable and significant threat.”