First Look: New Ferpa Regulations

The U.S. Department of Education just made it easier for agencies to share important data about young people – data that will help them improve services and supports. The Department’s new guidance on FERPA makes significant strides in recognizing that a young person’s development takes place both inside the classroom and out.

In First Look: New FERPA Regulations, the Forum’s Thaddeus Ferber and Danielle Evennou examine the new FERPA regulations, identify important changes on who is allowed to share information, and explore the Department’s intentions.