Can I See the School’s Video of an Incident with my Child? | Your Rights Explained.

Can I See the School’s Video of an Incident with my Child? | Your Rights Explained.

Watching a School’s CCTV of your Child If you ask the average American, they will tell you that their activities are captured by a video camera approximately 10x per day. But the actual number? Closer to 75, according to IPVM. Technology has advanced so much in recent years, that installing, recording and storing this video…

FERPA vs. HIPAA | Only one applies to IEPs!

FERPA vs. HIPAA | Only one applies to IEPs!

HIPAA vs FERPA It’s exhausting. This comes up so often in the group and it’s exhausting. Every few weeks, a teacher will say something, or an IEP will be mistakenly sent home with the wrong kid, and so the parent comes to the Facebook group and asks about it. Immediately there are cries of “That’s…

How {and when!} to Request your Child’s School Records. {including IEP files}

How {and when!} to Request your Child’s School Records. {including IEP files}

School Educational Records We were seated around a huge U-shaped setup. I was directly across from the school district’s attorney, though we were a good 10 feet apart. We were in a settlement agreement meeting and were hoping to see some of the student’s IEP and school records. He looked right at me and said,…