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"Learn How the FERPA 'Dear Colleague Letter' Affects Privacy of Student Health Records," Campus Legal Advisor, December 2015

November 30, 2015

In a recent draft “Dear Colleague Letter,” the U.S. Department of Education explained that the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act requires institutions to weigh competing interests before disclosing student health records in litigation between the student and the college, and even then to disclose only those portions of the confidential records directly relevant to the litigation.

Attachment: CLA December 2015 Article