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Your academic records, privacy laws and FERPA regulations

Your academic records, privacy laws and FERPA regulations

I bet you haven’t thought much about the privacy of your academic records, but hey, who wants their grades available to anyone who wants to see them? Not me or you. Privacy laws, such as the ones enforced by Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act regulations, ensure that the information in your records is handled appropriately by colleges and universities and not viewed by those who don’t have authority. But with technology like cloud computing services, that information could be anywhere and seen by anyone. Here’s what you should know to protect your academic information. Read more