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Dowling-Sendor, Benjamin – American School Board Journal, 2002
Discusses Oklahoma case ("Owasso Independent School District No. 1-001 v. Falvo") wherein the Supreme Court ruled unanimously in February 2002 that peer grading did not violate the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). (PKP)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, Grading, Privacy
Dowling-Sendor, Benjamin – American School Board Journal, 2002
Discusses 2001 U.S. Supreme Court decision in "Gonzaga University v. Doe" wherein the Court held that because Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) does not create federal privacy rights, students and parents cannot sue educational institutions under Section 1983 seeking damages for FERPA violations. Nevertheless, educational…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Parent Rights
Dowling-Sendor, Benjamin – American School Board Journal, 2001
In a case from Oklahoma-"Falvo v. Owasso Independent School District," the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Family Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) prohibits the practice of directing students to grade one another's assignments. Students are not education professionals; only teachers should grade student work. (MLH)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Disclosure, Elementary Secondary Education, Grading
Cutler, Marilyn H. – American School Board Journal, 1975
Discusses basic provisions of the Family Education and Privacy Act of 1974. (JG)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Board of Education Policy, Confidential Records, Confidentiality
Sendor, Elizabeth – American School Board Journal, 1982
Presents both sides of the debate over whether to allow military recruiters into high schools or to give them access to student names and addresses. Emphasizes the need for a school district policy before students and community residents become polarized over the issue. (JM)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Board of Education Policy, Career Counseling, Federal Legislation