72-280-010 - Confidentiality of student records

72-280-010. Confidentiality of student records

The Washington state school for the blind implements policy contained in this chapter in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, 20 U.S.C. Sec. 1232(g); 34 C.F.R. Part 99 (FERPA).

This law establishes that the education records of students attending or having attended the state school for the blind (school) are confidential and can be released only with written permission of the parent (or adult student). The primary rights of parents and adult students under FERPA are:

(1) To inspect and review education records;

(2) To request amendment of education records; and

(3) To have some control over the disclosure of information from education records.

(Amended by WSR 16-13-068, Filed 6/13/2016, effective 7/14/2016)

Statutory Authority: RCW 72.40.022 and 20 U.S.C. §§ 1232(g), 1412(2)(D), 1414(a)(1)(B) and 1417(c). 90-16-010, § 72-280-010, filed 7/19/90, effective 8/19/90.

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