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Does VoiceThread comply with FERPA?

VoiceThread is compliant with FERPA and helps institutions comply with FERPA by providing the following through it’s Ed.VoiceThread and Higher Ed Licenses:

  • Default-to-private policy for all VoiceThreads.
  • Default transparency settings that allow only educators within a school district to see the full names of student commenters.
  • Requiring only directory information in order to provision user accounts.
  • Enabling institutions, at no charge, to inspect or audit our services to assure themselves that all information is used only for the purposes of enabling faculty to use the platform successfully.

VoiceThread has been reviewed by iKeepSafe for COPPA and FERPA compliance.

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