Confidentiality of records.
Records maintained by school
districts or area education agencies under Iowa Code chapters 299 and 299A and
this chapter shall be protected under Iowa Code chapter 22, as well as
20 U.S.C. Section
and 34 CFR Part 99
identifiable information about students, as defined in 34 CFR Part 99
, shall be
disclosed only as permitted by that Part.
In taking any action under Iowa Code chapters 299 and 299A, a
school district shall consider the requirements of compulsory attendance to be
satisfied in the following instances:
Enrollment in a public school district and compliance with the district's
attendance policy as determined by the district (including the district's
policy on excusal of absences).
Enrollment in an accredited nonpublic school and compliance with the school's
attendance policy as determined by the school (including the school's policy on
excusal of absences).
with this chapter's provisions regarding competent private
d. The child is
receiving private instruction under subrule 31.2(3) and Iowa Code section
unless the subrule and section do not apply.
The child is receiving independent private
instruction under rule
f. The district received a response to a
request for information about independent private instruction pursuant to
subparagraph 31.1(2)"b" (6).
Rules of construction.
No public school district or area education agency may apply a requirement more
stringent than those contained in these rules for participation in private
instruction, including instruction under subrule 31.2(3), or independent
Iowa Admin. Code r. 281-31.12
ARC 1246C, IAB
12/11/2013, effective 1/15/2014
August 25, 2021/Volume XLIV, Number 4, effective