(Notification to Parents and Students of Rights Concerning Student School Records)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act ("FERPA") and Colorado law afford parents/guardians ("parents") and students over 18 years of age ("eligible students") certain rights with respect to the student's education records, as follows:
1. The right to inspect and review the student's education records within 3 days of the district receiving a request for access.
2. The right to request the amendment of the student's education records that the parent or eligible student believes are inaccurate, misleading or otherwise violates the privacy rights of the student.
3. The right of privacy of personally identifiable information contained in the student's education records, except to the extent that FERPA and state law authorize disclosure without consent. See Policy JRA/JRC.
4. The right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by the district to comply with the requirements of FERPA. The name and address of the office that administers FERPA is:
Family Policy Compliance Office, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-8520
5. The right to refuse to permit the designation of any or all of the categories of directory information.
6. The right to request that information not be provided to military recruiting officers.
NOTE: This notice and a copy of Policy JRA/JRC must be distributed to parents and eligible students annually.