Answer:FERPA, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 as amended, is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law, also known as the Buckley Amendment, applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the US Department of Education. Click Here to see the federal page about it.
FERPA gives students four basic rights with respect to their education record
- The right to control disclosure of their education record
- The right to review their education record
- The right to request amendment of inaccurate or misleading portions of their education record
- The right to file a complaint regarding non-compliance of FERPA with the Family Policy Compliance Office of the U.S. Department of Education