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Frequently Asked FERPA Questions
Where can I get a copy of the law?
Information about FERPA is available at: http://www.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html
Why can't I get my son / daughter's grades / schedule? I'm paying the bills!
FERPA does not permit Clark College to release non-directory information
without the signed consent of your son or daughter. This signed consent must be on
file in the Registrar's office.
How can I pay my son / daughter's account if you can't even tell me how much they
Your child will either have to verbally inform you about their financial
account or they will have to provide a signed consent authorizing
you to receive and inspect their financial statements.
Can I have my directory information released to just my parents?
No, a student does not have the right to request non-disclosure to a particular
person or group of persons.