34 CFR 99.20 - How can a parent or eligible student request amendment of the student's education records?

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§ 99.20 How can a parent or eligible student request amendment of the student's education records?

(a) If a parent or eligible student believes the education records relating to the student contain information that is inaccurate, misleading, or in violation of the student's rights of privacy, he or she may ask the educational agency or institution to amend the record.

(b) The educational agency or institution shall decide whether to amend the record as requested within a reasonable time after the agency or institution receives the request.

(c) If the educational agency or institution decides not to amend the record as requested, it shall inform the parent or eligible student of its decision and of his or her right to a hearing under § 99.21.

(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1232g(a)(2))
[ 53 FR 11943, Apr. 11, 1988; 53 FR 19368, May 27, 1988, as amended at 61 FR 59296, Nov. 21, 1996]

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Title 34 published on 2015-12-04

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 34 CFR Part 99 after this date.

  • 2017-01-30; vol. 82 # 18 - Monday, January 30, 2017
    1. 82 FR 8669 - Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act—Accountability and State Plans; Open Licensing Requirement for Competitive Grant Programs; Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
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      DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education; Office of the Chief Privacy Officer
      Final regulations; delay of effective dates.
      Effective January 30, 2017, the effective date of the final rules published on November 29, 2016 at 81 FR 86076; January 19, 2017 at 82 FR 7376; and January 19, 2017 at 82 FR 6252, respectively, is delayed to March 21, 2017.
      2 CFR Part 3474
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