Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

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Release of Educational Record Information

Directory Information

Solomon Amendment

FERPA Objection

Notification of Student Rights to Records

Disciplinary Records

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Registration and Records

Policies relating to the establishment, utilization, availability, and retention of student records are in accordance with the provisions of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 as amended and the policies of Okefenokee Tech. With certain exceptions, a student has the right of access to his/her records which are maintained by an educational institution or by a party authorized to keep records for the institution. The U.S. Department of Education enforces the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act through FERPA. This U.S. Department of Education receives and reviews complaints and forwards those that are not resolved to a review board that can recommend to the Department of Education Secretary sanctions including withdrawal of federal funds.