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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Discussion Draft of FERPA Amendment Available for Review

A discussion draft of an amendment to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is available for review here. The draft comes from Congressmen Bobby Scott (D-Virginia) and John Kline (R-Minnesota). The bill details third party information sharing guidelines and outlines penalties for data breaches. EIMAC members are welcome to contact their Federal Liaison or CCSSO Federal Relations Director Peter Zamora ( with feedback and comments.