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Nash, James N., Jr. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1977
Reviews the laws and regulations which must be adhered to in college public relations. Includes civil rights compliance, the Buckley Amendment, Federal Trade Commission guidelines, and civil libel as they relate to publications, news releases, advertising, and official photographs. (RT)
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Community Colleges, Federal Legislation, Legal Responsibility
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Rapp, Larry G. – Kansas Law Review, 1978
In Girardier vs Webster College the court held that a private college may refuse to release college transcripts if students have not repaid their National Defense Education Act loans even though they've declared bankruptcy, and that no private remedy could be inferred under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. Implications are…
Descriptors: Academic Records, Confidential Records, Court Doctrine, Court Litigation
Dornbush, Marilyn P.; Pruitt, Sheryl K. – 1995
This book provides practical guidance concerning children with the neurological impairments of attention deficit disorder, Tourette syndrome, or obsessive-compulsive disorder. Section 1 focuses on helping those without neurological impairments understand these conditions. Topics covered include definitions, the deregulated arousal system,…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Classroom Techniques, College Entrance Examinations, Computer Assisted Instruction
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC. – 1995
This publication is designed to provide guidance, clarification of intent, and suggested implementation processes and procedures for officials of postsecondary educational institutions concerning the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), as Amended in 1988 and 1993. FERPA's purpose is to ensure certain student rights…
Descriptors: Academic Records, Civil Liberties, Compliance (Legal), Confidentiality
Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. – 1978
The information contained in the body of this document was obtained from the "Federal Register." The document presents educators in the state of Idaho with information on the maintenance of student records and the control of access to those records. The appendix contains examples of forms and procedures used by the state department of…
Descriptors: Confidential Records, Confidentiality, Disclosure, Elementary Secondary Education
Reisberg, Leo – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1998
Because efforts to curb campus alcohol abuse have largely failed, some colleges are contacting parents when students violate campus alcohol rules. Some institutions fear that sharing disciplinary records with parents violates the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, which protects student privacy, but a recent amendment to the Higher…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Alcohol Abuse, College Administration, College Role
Ferencz, Susan K.; Goldsmith, C. W. – CAUSE/EFFECT, 1998
Given the changes in higher education since 1974, especially those introduced by infusion of technology into admissions, registrar, bursar, financial aid, and advising functions, it is suggested that the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 may be inadequate to address current college-student privacy issues. Additionally, colleges…
Descriptors: Access to Information, College Administration, College Environment, College Students
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Gehrin, Donald D. – New Directions for Student Services, 1994
Offers ways to help student affairs administrators understand protective policy laws and regulations. Looks at how such federal guidelines affect campus policies, practices, and procedures. Examines the Buckley Amendment, student consumer information, student right-to-know, campus security, and the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act. (Includes…
Descriptors: College Administration, Compliance (Legal), Educational Policy, Federal Legislation
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Gelfman, Mary H. B.; Schwab, Nadine C. – West's Education Law Reporter, 1991
Conflicts between educational and medical law and between school policies and the professional ethics and standards of school nurses increasingly lead to professional legal dilemmas related to health data collection, recordkeeping, storage of confidential health information, protection of a student's and/or family's right to confidentiality, and…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Confidential Records, Elementary Secondary Education, Legal Problems
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Boomer, Lyman W.; And Others – Preventing School Failure, 1995
This article presents a complaint and a defense in a hypothetical case concerning confidentiality of the records of a student with emotional disturbance, in the context of two federal laws: the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. A judicial analysis of the arguments concludes that no…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Confidential Records, Confidentiality, Court Litigation
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Lowery, John Wesley – College Student Affairs Journal, 1995
Discusses the impact of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act on student affairs. Examines several important court cases. Posits student affairs professionals can have a leading role in annunciating the appropriate nexus between policy and developmental practice. (JBJ)
Descriptors: Accountability, College Students, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation
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Shank, Russell; And Others – Library Trends, 1986
The first of two articles on privacy considers its development in U.S. tort law and its social and ethical aspects in the context of changing technology. The second, by Linowes and Bennett, examines the role of data-protection as a policy problem using the concepts and approaches of political science. (Author/EM)
Descriptors: Disclosure, Electronic Mail, Federal Government, Laws
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Ledvinka, James – Journal of Library Administration, 1986
Reviews the laws governing access to employee records including the U.S. Constitution, especially the Fourth and Fifth Amendments of the Bill of Rights; the National Labor Relations Act; the Privacy Act of 1974; state privacy statutes; and common-law privacy protections from court opinions. Recommendations for management actions are included. (EM)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Confidential Records, Court Litigation, Disclosure
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Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Office of Technology Assessment. – 1986
This report considers the privacy issues raised by the growth of the new technology being applied to the personal information collected, maintained, and disseminated by the Federal Government. Four major areas are addressed: (1) technological developments relevant to government record systems; (2) current and prospective Federal agency use of…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Disclosure, Federal Government, Government Role
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Moore, Gwendolyn B.; And Others – 1977
The Privacy Act of 1974 places restrictions on the Federal, state and local agencies' use of the Social Security account number as an identifier. For some agencies, compliance will involve changes in implementation of retrieval algorithms. This report describes methodology applicable to these changes in the more general context of the problem of…
Descriptors: Confidential Records, Identification, Information Retrieval, Probability
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