• Privacy - Legal Issues


  • FERPA Primer: The Basics and Beyond

     
    FERPA was enacted to protect the privacy of students and their parents. It is designed to ensure that students and their parents can access the student’s education records and challenge the content or release of such records to third parties. This article summarizes the key points of FERPA, notes the 2008 and 2011 changes to the act, and highlights how career services practitioners can ensure their institutions and offices are in compliance.
     

    Legal Issues: Washington State Enacts Social Media Privacy Law

     
    Following a trend among states, Washington has enacted a social media privacy bill, banning employers from requesting user names and passwords of current or prospective employees’ personal social media accounts.
     

Privacy - Legal Issues