Cf: G-2.4g, G-9.4
Cf: H-2.2a, H-12
PARENTAL RIGHTS/STUDENT RIGHTS OF PRIVACY
The Central Community School Board recognizes the rights of parental access to certain information regarding their children and the importance of notifying parents of children enrolled in the district’s schools of these rights.
At least annually at the beginning of each school year, parents of each child enrolled in the public schools of the community of Central shall be notified of:
Their right to view any instructional
material used in the curriculum for the student of time after the
request is received.
to view any 3rd party surveys (including evaluations) before they
are administered to their child, and to opt out of participation for
surveys that delve into sensitive subjects identified by the Protection
of Children’s Rights of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy
The collection or use of any personal
information for the purpose of marketing the information or for selling
that information, including arrangements to protect student privacy
that are provided by the School Board in the event of collection,
disclosure, or use and their right to opt their child out of participation.
The administration of any non-emergency,
invasive physical examination or screening that is:
required as a condition of attendance;
administered by the school and scheduled by the school in advance; and
not necessary to protect the immediate health and safety of the student, or of other students;
and their right to opt out of participation.
Their rights under FERPA, including giving notice to the parent of the categories of information which the School Board has designated as directory information with respect to students, and allowing a reasonable period of time after such notice for the parent to inform the School Board that any or all of the information so designated should not be released without the parent’s prior consent.
In addition, the School Board shall encourage each public school and require those schools receiving federal Title I funds under the jurisdiction of the Central Community School Board to notify parents:
Annually, of their right to request from the School Board information regarding the professional qualifications of the student’s classroom teachers, including the following:
Whether their child’s teacher
has met state licensing criteria for the grade level and subject
Whether their child’s teacher
is teaching under emergency or provisional status whereby state
licensing criteria have been waived.
Whether the child’s teacher
is teaching in the field of certification of the teacher.
Whether the child is provided services by a paraprofessional and, if so, their qualifications.
The achievement level and academic
growth of their child on each of the state academic assessments.
Timely notice that a student has been assigned, or has been taught for four (4) or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who does not meet state certification requirements at the grade level and subject area in which the teacher has been assigned.
Revised: February 12, 2018
Ref: 20 USC 1232(h) (Protection of Pupil Rights)
20 USC 6312(e) (Parents Right-to-Know)
34 CFR 99.1-99.67 (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)
Board minutes, 2-12-18
Central Community School Board