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Lana Lea Traynor

Lana Traynor’s Legal Guides

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  • Hitting the Brick Wall: Knowing When to Hire an Education Attorney

    The Individuals with Disabilities Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEIA) is complex. As an attorney, I found that maze nearly impossible to navigate for my sons until I embraced (and conquered) that steep learning curve. This Guide will identify key things a parent needs to know under the IDEIA.

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  • Ten Simple Steps to Analyzing a Case Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

    Please see the Basic Overview of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)(Avvo Legal Guide, March 24, 2009) for background information on the FERPA. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), at 34 C.F.R. 99.20, is a federal law that protects the privacy ...

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  • Basic Overview of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

    Is the school subject to FERPA? If an "educational agency or institution" accepts monies from the U.S. Department of Education, then the educational agency or institute is subject to the FERPA requir

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