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As Torch readers and followers of the Student Press Law Center’s (SPLC’s) work know, colleges and universities often cite the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) when they refuse to disclose official records, even when those records could be easily redacted in order to protect students’ privacy and disclosed in compliance with FERPA. Last week, a Franklin County,... Read more Read more


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The Student Press Law Center (SPLC) reported last Wednesday that the State University of New York at Oswego (SUNY Oswego) is denying requests from student newspaper The Oswegonian for information about conduct violations by Greek organizations, citing the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). FERPA is meant to ensure the privacy of students’ educational records, but colleges and universities often... Read more Read more