For those in the education field, FERPA is a must for ensuring student, parent, and teacher documents remain safe and secure. Foxit eSign aka eSign Genie makes it easy for educators and administrators to comply with FERPA requirements by keeping data safe and securely accessible to accommodate 45-day requirements for satisfying records requests.
How Does Foxit eSign aka eSign Genie support compliance with FERPA?
- By providing an electronic way for students to sign FERPA required release forms that maintain the security and integrity of the records through tamper-proof and tamper-evident features
- By providing schools a secure and easy way to collect signed permissions from students and parents to release student records
- By providing legally binding solutions that are compliant with ESIGN and UETA
- Through detailed auditing features, signature completion certificates, and digital signing keys that allow schools to prevent fraudulent signing and ensure validity effectively while meeting FERPA requirements to validate electronic signatures
For more information on how your educational organization can work to ensure required compliance with FERPA, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s FERPA policy page. You can also view more on FERPA and eSignatures on our blog here.