Removing FERPA’s ‘invisibility cloak’ from records showing public employees behaving badly

Communications Lawyer: A public school bus driver slaps an elementary school student across her face for failing to don a COVID-19 face mask. The incident was captured on the surveillance camera mounted inside the bus.1

A highly paid head coach of a college men’s basketball team is forced to resign (and collect a $750,000 severance package) after an extensive investigation found he had verbally and physically abused members of the team.2

A public university professor is accused of sexual assault by two female graduate students.3 When the university’s investigation is completed, finding the students’ allegations substantiated, the professor agrees to resign with his tenure left intact. Thus, he is free to continue his academic career elsewhere.

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