This section explores the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA), and the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA). Print section PDF here.


This section explores the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Federal Drug and Alcohol Confidentiality Laws and Regulations. Print section PDF here.



This section explores other federal laws that relate to the privacy and confidentiality of records, including the Federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA), and the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). Print section PDF here.