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Elk Grove USD  |  BP  6162.8  Instruction

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The Board of Education respects the value of academic research to improve educational programs and practices. Researchers shall respect the privacy rights of students, including their right to refrain from participation in research projects in accordance with law, Board policy and administrative regulation.

The Superintendent or designee may authorize research projects within the district by outside groups or persons when such research is aligned with district goals and is likely to benefit the district without disrupting the school program.

(cf. 0000 - Vision)

(cf. 0100 - Philosophy)

(cf. 0200 - Goals for the School District)

The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that parents/guardians receive prior notification of any surveys or evaluations that collect personal student information and that consent is obtained in accordance with law.

(cf. 5022 - Student and Family Privacy Rights)

(cf. 5125 - Student Records)

(cf. 5145.6 - Parental Notifications)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

51513 Personal beliefs

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

1232h Protection of pupil rights

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

CDE: http://www.cde.ca.gov

USDOE, Family Policy Compliance Office: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OM/fpco/

Policy ELK GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: July 5, 1994 Elk Grove, California

revised: February 21, 2006