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Feds offer guidance on sharing student info

The Department of Education has provided new guidelines to parents and educators regarding when information about troubled students can be disclosed under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. FERPA, a federal law governing student records, is often criticized for being too complicated. Stimulated by the Virgina Tech shooting spree this spring, the […]

Alternative transportation fair

Vancouver – A dozen groups and organizations from around the Vancouver-Portland area will be displaying their options to students during the Alternative Transportation Fair at the non-residential commuter campus of WSU Vancouver from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Firstenburg Student Commons.   This event is sponsored by the New Student Reading […]