FERPA also requires KCK Public Schools, with some exceptions, to obtain the written consent of parents or students who have reached the age of 18 before personal data from educational materials are disclosed. Information about directories that are generally not harmful or are contrary to privacy when published may also be passed on to external organizations without prior written authorization. You may recall that the revised rules seek to give states greater flexibility in the transmission of data that can help assess the effectiveness of educational programs and institutions while preserving student privacy. You can visit the website of the USDOE Family Policy Office (FPCO) to view important documents that will be published under the new rules, including two revision documents: one for government and local educational institutions and the other for parents and students. These documents can be useful in communicating regulatory changes with your staff and community. Other documents available on the website include instructions on appropriate written methods and agreements, as well as updated standard notifications for local educational institutions. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) gives parents and students over the age of 18 certain rights to a student`s school documents. You are entitled to: A best practice guide has also been helped in the development of written methods and agreements: “Guidance for Reasonable Methods and Written Agreements” If you do not want KCK Public Schools to divide information about the directories of your child`s educational materials or educational materials if you are 18 years old, without your prior consent , you must inform the school district in writing. Send a letter or military exemption form completed .pdf: The following information is considered directory information: name, address, telephone list, date of birth, date of attendance, level of notes, participation in officially recognized activities and sport, weight and size of members of sports teams, diplomas, honours and awards received, and visit to the most recent training agency or institution.