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Student Records

The confidentiality of students’ educational records is protected by federal law. Although the general rule is clear, sometimes the precise definitions and exceptions raise difficult questions. Therefore, our attorneys work closely with school officials to insure full compliance with FERPA and its implementing regulations. Although FERPA questions arise in a variety of contexts, we frequently see them in litigation between separating parents. Our attorneys work with administrators, teachers and parents to cooperate in custody proceedings while also protecting confidentiality interests.