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La Canada USD |  AR  5125.1  Students

Release Of Directory Information   

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Definition

Directory information means information contained in an education record of a student that would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed. Such student information includes: (34 CFR 99.3; Education Code 49061)

1. Name

2. Address

3. Telephone number

4. Electronic mail address

5. Photograph

6. Date and place of birth

7. Major field of study

8. Participation in officially recognized activities and sports

9. Weight and height of athletic team members

10. Dates of attendance

11. Degrees and awards received

12. Most recent previous school attended

Notification to Parents/Guardians

At the beginning of each school year, all parents/guardians shall be notified as to the categories of directory information the school or district plans to release and the recipients of the information. 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. (Education Code 49063, 49073; 34 CFR 99.37)

(cf. 5125 - Student Records)

(cf. 5145.6 - Parental Notifications)

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. (P.L. 107-110, Section 9528)

Parent/Guardian Consent

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

Military recruiters, employers or colleges shall not have access to a student's name, address and telephone number if the parent/guardian has notified the district in writing that such information shall not be released without his/her prior written consent. (P.L. 107-110, Section 9528)

Administrative LA CANADA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

approval: May 13, 2003 La Canada Flintridge, California