5520.00 | Disclosure of Student Education Records

The District will disclose information from a student's education record only with the written consent of the parent/guardian or eligible student with the exception that the District may disclose without consent when the disclosure is:

A. To school officials who have a legitimate educational interest in the records. A school official is:

  1. A person employed by the District as an administrator, supervisor, instructor, or support staff member, including health and medical staff.
  2. A person elected or appointed to the Board of Trustees.
  3. A person employed by or under contract to the District to perform a special task, such as an attorney, auditor, medical consultant, or therapist.
  4. A person who is employed as a school resource officer.

A school official has a legitimate educational interest if the official is:

  1. Performing a task that is specified in his/her position description or by a contract agreement.
  2. Performing a task related to a student's education.
  3. Performing a task related to the discipline of a student.
  4. Providing a service or benefit relating to the student or student's family, such as health care, counseling, job placement, or financial aid.
  5. Maintaining the safety and security of the campus.

B. To officials of another school, upon request, in which a student seeks or intends to enroll.

C. To officials of the U. S. Department of Education, the Comptroller General, the state and local educational authorities, in connection with audit or evaluations of state or federally supported education programs.

D. In connection with a student's request of financial aid to determine the eligibility, amount, or conditions of the financial aid, or to enforce the terms and conditions of the aid.

E. To state and local officials or authorities if specifically required by a state law.

F. To organizations conducting studies for or on behalf of the District.

G. To accrediting organizations to carry out their functions.

H. To parents/guardians of an eligible student if the student is a dependent for income tax purposes.

I. To comply with a judicial order or a lawfully issued subpoena.

J. To appropriate parties in a health or safety emergency.

K. To individuals requesting directory information so designated by the District. (3-29-07)