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Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

Final Release

pecification documents and associated technical documents—developed in Task Forces and Project Groups—that are intended for external publication as 1EdTech documents that have been approved by the Technical Advisory Board (TAB).

Example: The Open Badges version 2.1 final release was issued on October 25, 2021. 

Forum Profile

This is one of the Metric Profiles defined in the 1EdTech Caliper Standard. The Caliper Forum Profile models learners and others participating in online discussion forums. Forums typically encompass one or more threads or topics to which members can subscribe, post messages and reply to other messages if a threaded discussion is permitted.