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Congress' proposed FERPA amendments restrict use of student data for "marketing," while leaving public-records access problems unaddressed

(08/16/15 6:30pm)

Four bills are pending in Congress to tighten access to student data under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. None of the measures appears to worsen journalists' access to public records from schools and colleges, but none addresses the well-documented misuse of FERPA to conceal campus scandals under the guide of "student privacy."