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Escondido Union HSD  |  AR  5125.1  Students

Release Of Directory Information   

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At the beginning of each school year, all parents/guardians shall be notified as to what categories of directory information the school or district plan to release, and to whom. (Education Code 49063, 49073). The notification shall also inform parents/guardians of their right to refuse to let the district designate any or all types of information as directory information and the period of time within which a parent/guardian must notify the district in writing that he/she does not want a certain category of information designated as directory information. (34 CFR 99.37; Education Code 49063, 49073)

(cf. 5145.6 - Notifications Required by Law)

(cf. 5125 - Student Records)

(cf. 5145.6 - Parental Notifications)

Directory information shall not be released regarding any student whose parent/guardian notifies the district in writing that such information not be disclosed without the parent/guardian's prior consent. (20 USC 1232g, 7908; Education Code 49073)

Based on its determination of the best interest of the student, the district may limit or deny the release of specific directory information to any public or private nonprofit organization. (Education Code 49073)

The Superintendent or designee shall notify parents/guardians that they may request that the district not release the name, address, and telephone number of their child to military recruiters, employers, or institutions of higher education without prior written consent. (20 USC 7908)

For a former student, the district shall continue to honor any valid request to opt out of the disclosure of directory information made while the student was in attendance at the district, unless the opt-out request has been rescinded. (34 CFR 99.37)


approved: September 20, 2011 Escondido, California