"The IDEA does not promise perfect solutions to the vexing problems posed by the existence of learning disabilities in children and adolescents. The Act sets more modest goals; it emphasizes an appropriate rather than ideal, education; it requires an adequate rather than optimal, education."
When Emails Become Student Records Under FERPA (30-2009)
Marko H. Fong, Assistant General Counsel email@example.com
In the matter of SA, a minor v. Tulare County Office of Education and California Department of Education, a Federal District court recently clarified that emails about a student do not automatically become educational records under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) simply because they have been kept on a server.