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Florida DOE Memos
Release of Student Education Records Pertaining to FERPA, Florida Department of Childen and Families and Florida Department of Education (April 9, 2013)
Technical Assistance Papers (TAPs)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (DPS 2009:103) (June 30, 2009)
Resources
FERPA Annual Notice, U.S. Department of Education (October 2012) (PDF Download)Annual Notice regarding Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) requirements, general guidance, and reference information.
  • Model Notification of Rights under Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) for Elementary and Secondary Schools (MS Word Download)
  • FERPA Model Notice for Directory Information (MS Word Download)
  • Model Notification of Rights under the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA) (MS Word Download)
  • PPRA Model Notice and Consent/Opt-Out for Specific Activities (MS Word Download)
Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, Florida Department of Education Guide (PDF Download) — Adapted in 2001 from Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (NAPSA Notes - National Association of Pupil Services Administrators), this 12-page document answers a number of frequently asked FERPA questions.
Florida Department of State General Records School (GS7) for Public Schools PreK-12 and Adult & Career Education (June 2012) Outlines requirements for retention of public school records, including requirements for maintenance, retention, and destruction of student records.
General Records Schedule GS7 for Public Schools Pre-K-12, Adult & Vocational/Technical (PDF Download) — Published in June 2012, this document outlines the requirements for retention of public school records, including requirements for maintenance, retention and destruction of records. Of particular interest may be the addition of Item 123 on Page 5 that references test protocols administered by school psychologists, guidance counselors, social workers, and other diagnosticians.