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Chicago Tribune Company v. UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES, Dist. Court, ND Illinois 2011 - Google Scholar tags: FERPA the following public records with regard to each applicant in Posted from Diigo . The rest of my favorite links are here .

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Understanding the Privacy Rights of HIPAA & FERPA in Schools | The National Law Review The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA") provides protection for personal health information held by covered entities. A covered entity under HIPAA is either: (1) a health plan, (2) a healthcare clearinghouse, or a (3) healthcare provider that transmits health information electronically in connection with certain administrative and financial transactions. Schools are obviously not a covered entity health plan or healthcare clearinghouse. However, many school districts employ nurses, physicians, psychologists, or other healthcare providers who serve students and staff. Would the employment of these healthcare providers qualify a school district as a covered entity "healthcare provider" under HIPAA? The answer to this question depends on whether the school district: (1) furnishes, bills or receives payment for hea

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Inspiring Teachers: Tips for Using Journaling in Your Classroom Journaling is not an activity just for English teachers. The journal is one of the best ways to assess student learning after a lesson as well as a great way to provide one-on-one feedback for each student. It is important, however, for you to know exactly how you plan to use the journal in your classroom. What is the purpose of the journal and how does it help you meet curriculum goals?  tags: education resources journaling classroom This was an interesting read To encourage creative writing. Offer students a fun or wacky thought, sentence, or word and have them jo