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FERPA Enforcement & Revisions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. FERPA stands for:

Question 2 2. Why was the reinterpretation of phrases like 'authorized representative' and 'educational program' in FERPA such a hot topic?

Question 3 3. According to the amendment proposed to FERPA in 2011, which of the following student ID numbers could be stored in a school directory?

Question 4 4. The outcome of EPIC v. U.S. Department of Education:

Question 5 5. The lawsuit EPIC v. U.S. Department of Education sought to:

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Question 6 6. What was the significance of the 2002 United States v. Miami University case?

Question 7 7. Which of the following people are exempt from FERPA laws?

Question 8 8. What was the significance of United States v. University of Miami?

Question 9 9. Which organization challenged FERPA laws in a 1997 Ohio Supreme Court case?

Question 10 10. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (1974) protects __________ from the release of education records.

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Question 11 11.

A student sued a university based on wrongful release of student grades to a news reporter.

Could they sue for violation of FERPA? Why?

Question 12 12. What was the court's final ruling in the Gonzaga University v. Doe case?

Question 13 13. When does the student gain the rights over their student records, over the parent/guardian?

Question 14 14. When does the school not need consent from the student or parent/guardian for release of information?

Question 15 15. What does Family Education Rights Privacy Act of 1974 protect?

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Question 16 16. The Supreme Court in Owasso Independent School District v. Falvo said that peer grades are not maintained (as the word is used in the text of FERPA) like final course grades. Why?

Question 17 17. The Supreme Court in Owasso Independent School District v. Falvo held that students are not agents of the school when they are peer grading, because:

Question 18 18. In Owasso Independent School District v. Falvo, who filed the lawsuit challenging the legality of peer grading in public schools?

Question 19 19. What was the major holding by the Supreme Court in Owasso Independent School District v. Falvo?

Question 20 20. After the decision in Owasso Independent School District v. Falvo, when is a teacher expected to get written, parental permission before conducting peer grading in her classroom in order to satisfy the requirements of FERPA?

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Question 21 21. The following is NOT an example of a complaint that FPCO can review:

Question 22 22. The following is NOT a duty of the FPCO:

Question 23 23. The Family Policy Compliance Office (FPCO) has the authority to administer laws that provide privacy rights to parents and students. To administer a law means:

Question 24 24. The following element is NOT a correct procedure that FPCO must carry on when there is a complaint:

FERPA Enforcement & Revisions Chapter Exam Instructions

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