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Parental Notification; student records   

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School districts shall notify parents in writing of their rights under this chapter upon the date of the pupil's initial enrollment, and thereafter at the same time as notice is issued pursuant to Section 48980. The notice shall be, insofar as is practicable, in the home language of the pupil. The notice shall take a form which reasonably notifies parents of the availability of the following specific information:

(a) The types of pupil records and information contained therein which are directly related to students and maintained by the institution.

(b) The position of the official responsible for the maintenance of each type of record.

(c) The location of the log or record required to be maintained pursuant to Section 49064.

(d) The criteria to be used by the district in defining "school officials and employees" and in determining "legitimate educational interest" as used in Section 49064 and paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 49076.

(e) The policies of the institution for reviewing and expunging those records.

(f) The right of the parent to access to pupil records.

(g) The procedures for challenging the content of pupil records.

(h) The cost if any which will be charged to the parent for reproducing copies of records.

(i) The categories of information which the institution has designated as directory information pursuant to Section 49073.

(j) Any other rights and requirements set forth in this chapter, and the right of the parent to file a complaint with the United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare concerning an alleged failure by the district to comply with the provisions of Section 438 of the General Education Provisions Act (20 U.S.C.A. Sec. 1232g).

(k) The availability of the prospectus prepared pursuant to Section 49091.14.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 1031, Sec. 1.)


Education Code 48980

Education Code 49064

Education Code 49073

Education Code 49076

Education Code 49091.14

20 USC 1232g