Oregon Oregon Department of Education

Rule Rule 581-021-0410
Filing a Federal Complaint


(1)

A person may file a written complaint with the Family Policy Compliance Office, U.S. Department of Education, regarding an alleged violation under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. The office’s address is: Family Policy Compliance Office, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-5920.

(2)

A timely complaint under section (1) of this rule is defined as an allegation of a violation of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act that is submitted to the Family Policy Compliance Office within 180 days of the date of the alleged violation or of the date that the complainant knew or reasonable should have know of the alleged violation.

(3)

The Family Policy Compliance Office extends the time limit in section (2) of this rule if the complainant shows that he or she was prevented by circumstances beyond the complainant’s control from submitting the matter within the time limit, or for other reasons considered sufficient by the Family Policy Compliance Office.
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