FERPA Quiz (Marlboro County High School)

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 55

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FERPA Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    FERPA is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Who has the right to view student records?
    • A. 

      Non-guardian siblings

    • B. 

      Parents

    • C. 

      Eligible Student

    • D. 

      Both B&C

  • 3. 
    Eligible viewers of the student records have the right to request that a school correct records which they believe to be inaccurate or misleading.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Who can information be passed along to?
    • A. 

      School officials

    • B. 

      Officials who are need to see student records for educational interest, transfers, laws, or emergencies

    • C. 

      Organizations

    • D. 

      Local Authorities

  • 5. 
    You get a frantic phone call from an individual who says that he is a student's father and must get in touch with her immediately because of a family emergency. Can you tell him when and where her next class is today?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    You received a call from an educational organization asking for the names and addresses of students with a GPA of 3.0 of better. They say they have good job information for these students. Can you help these students get jobs by giving out this information?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    You receive a phone call from a local police department indicating that they are trying to determine whether a particular student was in attendance on a specific day. Since they are in the middle of a investigation, are you allowed to give them this information?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    An unauthorized person retrieves information from a computer screen that was left unattended. Under FERPA, is the staff member or institution responsible?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    You are facing an emergency situation where you fear the health and safety of people is in jeopardy if you do not release certain protected information to a third party. Can you exercise judgement and release the information?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    Which of the following individuals can access student records without permisson from the eligible viewers?
    • A. 

      School officials with legitimate educational interests.

    • B. 

      Other schools to which the student is transferring

    • C. 

      State and local officials

    • D. 

      All of the above

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