Understanding FERPA Regulations


Some common questions and answers about FERPA and Propared.

What is FERPA? What does it cover?

FERPA stands for Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and governs the disclosure of educational records.

To whom does FERPA apply?

FERPA applies to U.S. educational agencies and institutions that receive funds under applicable U.S. Department of Education programs.

Why is FERPA important?

FERPA protects the privacy of student educational records, and allows parents and eligible students certain rights related to release of those records to third parties as well as accessing and correcting those records.

How does Propared comply with FERPA?

Propared only uses customer data to provide the service, including purposes compatible with providing the service, and will not use customer data for any advertising or similar commercial purposes. Propared will not disclose customer data outside of Propared or its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates except (1) as the User directs, (2) with permission from an end user, (3) as described in the Terms of Service, or (4) as required by law.


For detailed information, please see our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

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