Here's How - Protecting Student Information


Read through the FERPA website, especially if you are considering circulating any contact information about your students to members of your school community. In the following activity we explore several scenarios that refer to this law.

Scenario 1
You are a middle school classroom teacher, and would like to circulate a phone list of students to other members of the class so that they can be in touch with each other outside of classroom hours to form study groups.

Can you do this? >>

Scenario 2
You are a professor at a community college. Your students are requesting a contact list (phone numbers and emails) of other students in the class, since a number of your course assignments include project work. 

Can you do this? >>  

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