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FERPA and PPRA Information

The Smithfield Public Schools understands the importance of keeping
student data private and secure, and takes its responsibility to protect student
information seriously. The district adheres to all local policies and state and federal
laws regarding student and staff data privacy.

Please find below important information for parents and families regarding the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA). You can also find information about the Smithfield Public Schools Student Data Privacy and Security Policy on the District Policies page,