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Northwest Missouri State University


Upward Bound Statement of Confidentiality

The Department of Education requires that the following statement be read by all Upward Bound Alumni.

"The personal information you give to Upward Bound is sent to the federal government (Department of Education). The information is protected by the Privacy Act. No one may see the information unless he/she works with or for the Upward Bound Program, or is specifically authorized to see the information. The information is necessary to determine the effectiveness of the program and helps the government to measure your success. The Department of Education has the authority to gather information to help make Upward Bound a better program (20 USC 1231a)."