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Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

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.

File Manager

The component of the eScholar Data Manager that allows you to upload files to the eScholar Data Manager, review files and file details that have been uploaded, download files, delete files and view, create and process batches.

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

A unit that indicates the workload of an employed person (or student) in a way that makes workloads comparable across various contexts. A Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) of 1.0 means that the person is equivalent to a full-time worker or enrolled student.