WESTPORT CENTRAL SCHOOL

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Access To Student Information Board of Education Policy

 

Access to student records and information is governed by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

 

Student Records

Parents and students over 18 years of age have the right to:

Inspect and review their education records;

Request the amendment of records believed to be inaccurate or misleading;

Object to disclosure of personally identifiable information contained in the student’s education records;

File a complaint with the United States Department of Education alleging failure of the district to comply with FERPA and its regulations.

 


Disclosure Of Student Information

Also under FERPA, upon request QUFSD must disclose to military recruiters or institutions of higher learning the name, address and telephone number of high school students.

 

The district may also receive requests for what may be termed “directory information” regarding students. This could include a student’s name, address, telephone number, major course of study, participation in school activities or sports, weight and height of prospective college athletes, dates of attendance, diplomas awarded or schools previously attended.

 

Parents and students above the age of 18 may submit a written request to the building principal that the district NOT disclose student information.

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