5125.1 – Student – Student Progress – Release of Directory Information

Policy – x
Regulation –
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Adopted – 11/3/1994
Revised – 08/24/2017

The Governing Board recognizes the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of directory information and therefore authorizes the release of such information only in accordance with law and Board policy.

The Superintendent or designee may release student directory information to representatives of the news media or nonprofit organizations in accordance with Board policy and administrative regulation. The Superintendent or designee may also release student directory information to state and local law enforcement agencies and institutions of higher education.

The Superintendent or designee may limit or deny the release of specific directory information to any public or private nonprofit organization based on his/her determination of the best interest of the student. (Education Code 49073)

Employers and prospective employers, including military services representatives, shall have access to directory information. (P.L. 107-110, Section 9528; 10 USC 503)

Under no circumstances shall directory information be disclosed to a private profit-making entity other than employers, prospective employers, and representatives of the news media. Private schools and colleges may be given the names and addresses of 12th-grade students and students who are no longer enrolled provided they use this information only for purposes directly related to the institution’s academic or professional goals. (Education Code 49073)

Legal Reference:
EDUCATION CODE
49061 Definitions
49063 Notification of parents of their rights
49073 Release of directory information
49073.5 Directory information; military representatives; telephone numbers
49603 Public high schools; military recruiting
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20
1232g Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE10
503 Military recruiter access to directory information
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34
99.1-99.67 Family Educational Rights and Privacy
PUBLIC LAW 107-110
9528 Armed forces recruiter access to students and student recruiting information
Management Resources:
WEB SITES
United States Department of Education: http://www.ed.gov

 

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