5550.00 | Students with Disabilities

The parents/guardians of students with disabilities have the right to inspect and review the educational records of their child upon written request. The request will be granted within a reasonable time not to exceed fifteen (15) working days.

Typical situations for request include:

  1. Before any meeting regarding an Individual Education Program (IEP).
  2. Before any hearing relating to the identification, evaluation, or educational placement of a child.
  3. Before any hearing relating to the provision of a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) to a child.

Parents/guardians of students with disabilities shall be notified when personally identifiable information that has been collected for more than six (6) years is no longer needed to provide services to the child. Permanent student records as identified in Policy Section 5505.00 will not be destroyed. (7-31-17)