The (FERPA) affords parents and students over
18 years of age (“eligible students”) certain rights with respect to the
student’s educational records.
The right to inspect and review the student’s education records
within 45 days of the day the District receives a request for access.
The right to request the amendment of the student’s education records
that the parent or eligible
student believes are inaccurate or misleading.
The right to receive notice of any decision by the School District
not to amend a student’s education records, as requested by the parent or
eligible student, and
the right to a hearing regarding the School?District’s denial of a request for
The right to consent to disclosures of personally identifiable
in the student’s education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent.
One exception which permits disclosure
without consent is disclosure to school officials with legitimate educational interests.
The right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged
failures by the District to comply with the requirements of FERPA. The name and address of the
office that administers FERPA is: Family Policy Compliance
Office; U.S. Department of Education; 600 Independence
Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20202-4605.
Parents of students or eligible students may inspect and review the student’s
education records upon request. Such request shall be in writing, to the
Superintendent of Schools or designee, identifying as precisely as possible,
the record or records which s/he wishes to inspect.