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Student data concerns give rise to proposed changes in federal education privacy laws
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2015

It has been over 40 years since Congress initially passed the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”) (20 U.S.C. 1232g), also referred


Right to marry but not to work? Pennsylvania Catholic School terminates gay married teacher
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2015

Last month, Waldron Mercy Academy, a K-8 Catholic school located in Merion, Pennsylvania, fired Margie Winters from her position as Director of


Congress considers multiple proposals in advance of Higher Education Act reauthorization
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2014

Recently, there have been a number of bills issued and proposals made as the U.S. Congress begins the process of reauthorizing of the Higher


Dear Colleague letter
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2014

Also known simply as a Dear Colleague, this is a type of letter sent by a member(s) of either the House or Senate to other members of that chamber of


U.S. Department of Education issues FERPA Final Rule and new guidance on FERPA-HIPAA relationship
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2009

The final months of 2008 included two important developments regarding the Family Educational Rights Privacy Act (FERPA


California law requires retailers and manufacturers to disclose efforts to eliminate human trafficking and slavery from supply chains
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2011

Beginning Jan. 1, 2012, the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010, or “S.B. 657,” will require retail sellers and manufacturers “doing business” in California to post certain disclosures on its websites


Proposed Personal Data Notification & Protection Act
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

Leading up to his State of the Union Address last week, President Obama proposed a number of federal legislative goals intended to provide a uniform


Political campaigns: consider yourself warned
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2014

If you had not noticed, the fall election campaign season is in full swing. The FCC's Enforcement Bureau certainly has noticed, and reacted by


Seven things to know about the Campus Accountability and Safety Act
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

In recent years, the Obama Administration and the Department of Education have aggressively increased their focus on how colleges and universities


U.S. Senate HELP Committee releases white papers on Higher Education Act reauthorization
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2015

On March 23, 2015, U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (the "HELP