Registered Sex Offender Information under FERPA


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Which of the following laws requires schools provide notification about how to access information on the sex offender registry?

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1. Which of the following laws requires that some sex offenders be registered in a community notification program listing their names addresses and crimes with a publicly accessible registry?

2. Which of the following laws require that states gather data about perpetrator's employment or enrollment at a college and notifies the institution of any changes in their status.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet focuses on testing your knowledge about the registered sex offender information requirements under FERPA. You can review what you know about the acts that guide this information in schools.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet zeroes in on what you know about:

  • The act that requires schools to provide notification about how to access the sex offender registry
  • The law that requires some sex offenders to register locally
  • The law that requires states to gather data on a perpetrator's employment or school enrollment
  • The law that requires sex offender information in disciplinary records to be shared with the college

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - review what you read about the law that requires some sex offenders to register in the state where they live, work and go to school to answer a question about it
  • Interpreting information - verify that you read which law requires states to track information on employment and schooling of a perpetrator and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - see if you can remember facts about FERPA

Additional Learning

If you would like to extend your learning on this topic, you can find more in the lesson, Registered Sex Offender Information under FERPA. This lesson offers a closer look at:

  • What the sex offender registry is
  • The exception that CSCPA offers
  • What the Clery Act states
  • How schools can use their website to fulfill HEA