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Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act 


The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. ยง 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

http://www.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html

In addition to the FERPA rules and regulations, Red Springs High School Guidance Department adheres to the following:

  • Each counselor assures accuracy of the student cumulative folder to include transcript
  • Each counselor maintains student cumulative folders in the records room located in the guidance department; (graduates and non-graduates).
  • Acting counselor is responsible for final graduation reports.
  • Students/Parents/Guardians can request transcripts to be picked-up or mailed by completing a transcript request form located in the guidance department.