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FAMILY EDUCATION RIGHTS & PRIVACY ACT (FERPA)

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Downey Adult School – Career and Education Center adheres to the guidelines established by the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) - a federal legislation established to regulate access and maintenance of student records.

FERPA affords students certain rights with respect to their education records, including the right to:

  • Inspect their education records.
  • Request an amendment of the records that the student believes are inaccurate.
  • Control disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in the students’ education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent.
  • File a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by the college to comply with the requirements of FERPA.

Parents, spouses and significant others have no inherent right to access student educational records.

For more information please visit: https://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html

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