Resources

The Family Policy Compliance Office (FPCO) is responsible for implementing FERPA. This Web page offers guidance for parents and students, provides model notifications and forms, and lists an online...

This letter outlines the decision for the Indian Creek Local School District (OH) in regards to a complaint filed by parents, alleging that the school district violated FERPA by disclosing certain...

This brochure outlines different information sharing situations in schools that are affected by FERPA. Some of these scenarios include health or safety emergencies, transfer of education records,...

This brochure outlines different information sharing situations in higher educational institutions that are affected by FERPA. Some of these scenarios include health or safety emergencies, transfer...

This document discusses the challenges identified by three jurisdictional teams of justice personnel (tribal, state and federal) in establishing mechanisms for information and resource sharing. It...

The Justice Center Web site helps states improve their capacity to provide practical solutions in public safety, particularly regarding interagency problems. The Web site lists relevant...

This document outlines fifteen information sharing initiatives that have high operational impact on the justice community.  The document highlights the area of concentration for each initiative and...

This guide is intended for non-clinical stakeholders, family members, and administrators in communities working to improve mental health support for those in the juvenile justice system. The guide...

This guide for parents describes how FERPA affects their access to their child’s student records. It discusses what other parties may have access to a student’s records, “directory information”, and...

Disproportionate minority contact (DMC) refers to the disproportionate representation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system. This bulletin describes the steps that can be taken to reduce...

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