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The Board of Trustees recognizes the importance of keeping accurate, comprehensive student records as required by law. Procedures for maintaining the confidentiality of student records shall be consistent with state and federal law.

The Superintendent or designee shall establish regulations for Board approval governing the identification, description and security of student records, as well as timely access for authorized persons. These regulations shall ensure parental rights to review, inspect and photocopy student records and shall protect the student and the student's family from invasion of privacy.

(cf. 3580 - District Records)

(cf. 4040 - Employee Use of Technology)

(cf. 5125.1 - Release of Directory Information)

(cf. 5125.2 - Withholding Grades, Diploma or Transcripts)

(cf. 5125.3 - Challenging Student Records)

Custodian of Records

The Superintendent or designee shall designate a certificated employee to serve as custodian of records, with responsibility for student records at the district level. At each school, the principal or a certificated designee shall act as custodian of records for students enrolled. The custodian of records shall be responsible for implementing the Board policy and administrative regulation regarding student records. (5 CCR 431)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

48904 Liability of parent

48904.3 Withholding grades, diplomas, or transcripts of pupils causing property damage or injury; transfer of pupils to new school Districts; notice to rescind decision to withhold

49060-49078 Pupil records

51747 Independent study programs

56050 Surrogate parents

56055 Foster parents

CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE

1985.3 Subpoena duces tecum

FAMILY CODE

3025 Parental access to records

GOVERNMENT CODE

6252-6260 Inspection of public records

WELFARE AND INSTITUTIONS CODE

16010 Health and education records of a minor

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

430-438 Individual pupil records

16020-16028 Destruction of records of school Districts

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

1232g Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34

99.1-99.8 Family Educational Rights and Privacy

300.500 Definition of "personally identifiable"

300.501 General responsibilities of public agencies

300.502 Opportunity to examine records

300.573 Destruction of information

Policy ATASCADERO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: October 5, 1999 Atascadero, California