JR Student Records

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       (See BCBK, CN, CYA, ECA, IDAE, JGGA, JR et seq. and KBA)     


       All student records shall be treated as confidential and primarily for local school use unless otherwise stipulated.

          When records include information on more than one student, the parents/guardians of any student shall have access to copies of that part of the record that pertains to their child.  Each school shall establish procedures for the granting of a request by parents/guardians for access to their child's school records within a reasonable period of time, but in no case more than 45 days after the request has been made.

          In situations where the parents of a student are divorced or separated, each parent, custodial and/or non-custodial, shall have equal rights to their child's records unless a court order specifies otherwise.  Private agreements between the student's parents shall not be recognized by the district's personnel.

          Parents/guardians shall have an opportunity for a hearing to challenge the content of their child's school records to ensure that the records are not inaccurate, misleading or otherwise in violation of the privacy or other rights of students; to have an opportunity for the correction or deletion of any inaccurate, misleading or otherwise inappropriate data contained therein; and to

insert into records the parent's/guardian's written explanation of the content of the records.

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          Any eligible parent/guardian or student may inspect the personal records

of the student during regular school office hours.  The district reserves the right to interpret selected records to students and/or parent/guardians at the time of the inspection.

          When a student attains 18 years of age, the permission or consent required of and the rights accorded to the parents of the student shall thereafter only be required of and accorded to the student.


Approved: 10/14/12