Finding safety solutions that provide the features and capabilities that really matter is critical to the safety of your school community.
For more information, get information about FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) is the U.S. Department of Education’s website at ed.gov.
Specifically, you can visit the page dedicated to FERPA at https://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html. This page provides an overview of what FERPA is, who it applies to, and what rights it gives to students and their parents. It also includes information on how schools must protect students’ education records and when they can disclose them without prior consent.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Regulations (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99)
This new resource, “7 Questions to Ask When Evaluating School Safety Solutions,” offers advice on what school leaders need to ask when assessing what safety technology to purchase. Topics include:
- Integration with 911
- Ability to communicate with on-site staff
- Geo-referencing when an emergency is outside a school building