Sometimes it’s not FERPA, but state laws, that prohibit information sharing on students. Gail Schontzler reports:
Since the 2007 Virginia Tech campus massacre that killed 32 people, the federal government has urged university officials to share information about potentially dangerous students, despite confidentiality laws.
But in Montana, strict state laws protecting a student’s private records make that harder to do, Montana State University officials say.
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