The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that
protects the privacy of student educational records. The law applies to all
schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S.
Department of Education.
FERPA gives parents certain rights with respect to their children's
educational records. However, these rights transfer to the student when
the student reaches the age of 18 or attends a school beyond the high
school level. Students to whom the rights have transferred are
Any matriculated student at Long Island Business Institute is an
“eligible student,” and information may not be shared with anyone other
than the student without the express written consent of the student.
Verbal consent is permitted when the student is present (i.e., in a meeting
with a student and his/her parents).