Judge Permits Notification Of Student Records Disclosure Via Publication

Mealey's (July 22, 2015, 2:39 PM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Finding that individual notification to more than 1 million students and their parents would be impractical in a lawsuit over education rights for disabled students, a California federal judge on July 2 ruled that the California Department of Education (CDOE) can notify parents of the release of student records in response to discovery requests via publication without violating the privacy protections of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) (Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Association, et al. v. California Department of...
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