FERPA stands for Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. §1232g) FERPA is a federal law that prohibits school districts from releasing personally identifiable information from an education record without the prior written consent of the student’s parent or the student. In addition, FERPA gives parents and eligible students access to their own educational records.
This course is designed to cover the basics of the federal requirements around Title IX. It is designed to give educators a general understanding of discrimination based on sex within a school setting and methods on avoiding such discrimination.
Overview of the Open Meetings Act with particulars on how to prepare for and conduct meetings in keeping with statutory and other legal requirements.
This training includes discussions on ethical practices and decision making for board members.
Information about board ethical issues such as board member roles and responsibilities, religion and current social topics.