Some instances in which an educational agency or institution may disclose personally identifiable information from an educational record of a student without consent if:
1. The disclosure is to other school officials, including teachers, within the agency or institution whom the agency or institution has determined to have legitimate educational interests.
2. The disclosure is to officials of another school, school system, or institution of postsecondary education where the student seeks or intends to enroll.
3. The disclosure is to authorized representatives of the Comptroller General of the United States, The Secretary or State and local educational authorities.
4. The disclosure is in connection with financial aid for which the student has applied or which the student has received, if the information is necessary for such purposes as to determine eligibility for the aid, determine the amount of the aid, determine the conditions for the aid or enforce the terms and conditions of the aid.
5. The disclosure is to parents of a dependent student (student is over 18, and the parents are claiming the student in their tax return forms).
6. The disclosure is to comply with a judicial order or lawfully issued subpoena.
7. The disclosure is in connection with a health or safety emergency in order to protect student or others.
For further details regarding disclosure visit the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974