A state-court judge denied a motion for protective order filed by survivors of a UConn student killed in an accident following a fraternity party. The Hartford newspaper sought access to the video under the state open-records act.
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Connecticut joins consensus that school security videos are not confidential FERPA records
Connecticut has joined at least two other states in ruling that school surveillance videos can be released as public records without violating the federal FERPA privacy statute. The ruling is a win for common sense and a setback for the U.S. Department of Education's FERPA literalism.