172-191-010 - Purpose

172-191-010. Purpose

The purpose of this chapter is to establish rules and procedures to comply with the requirements of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) 20 U.S.C. Sec. 1232g. FERPA provides students with the following rights:

(1) The right to inspect and review their education records;

(2) The right to seek amendment of their education records to correct information which they believe is inaccurate, misleading or otherwise in violation of student privacy rights;

(3) The right to consent to disclosure of personally identifiable information, except for disclosure to school officials with a legitimate educational interest and except to the extent FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent; and

(4) The right to be informed annually of their rights under the act if they are currently in attendance.

The remainder of this chapter details how these rights shall be administered and protected for students of Eastern Washington University.

Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(12). 09-19-064, ยง 172-191-010, filed 9/14/09, effective 10/15/09.

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