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Annual Notifications

Notification of Rights

Notification of rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act:

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act affords parents and students over 18 years of age (“eligible students”) certain rights with respect to the student’s education records as follows:

(1)Right to inspect and review student’s education records within 45 days of the day the district receives a request for access. Submit to the principal a written request that identifies the record(s) they wish to inspect. The principal will make arrangements for access and notify the parent or eligible student of the time and place where the records may be inspected.

(2) Right to request amendment to the student’s education records that the parent or eligible student believes are inaccurate or misleading. Write the school principal, clearly identify the part of the record they want changed, and specify why it is inaccurate or misleading. If the district decides not to amend the record, the district will notify the parent or eligible student of the decision and advise them of their right to a hearing regarding the request for amendment. Additional information regarding procedures will be provided to parent or eligible student when notified of the right to a hearing.

(3) Right to consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in the student’s education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent.

(4) Right to file a complaint with the US Department of Education concerning alleged failures by the district to comply with the requirements of FERPA at Family Policy Compliance Office, US Department of Education, 600 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20202-4605.

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