STUDENT/PARENT RIGHTS UNDER TITLE IX AND THE FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT
All students of the District have equal educational opportunities. Students have the right to be free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, economic status, marital status, pregnancy, age or disability, in all decisions affecting admissions; membership in school sponsored organizations, clubs or activities; access to facilities; distribution of funds; academic evaluations or any other aspect of school sponsored activities. Any limitations with regard to participation in a school sponsored activity are based on criteria related to that specific activity.
FERPA - The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords parents and students who are 18 years of age or older (“eligible students”) certain rights with respect to the student’s education records. These rights are:
- The right to inspect and review the student’s education records within 45 days after the day that our school receives a request for access.
- The right to request the amendment of the student’s education records that the parent or eligible student believes are inaccurate, misleading or otherwise in violation of the student’s privacy rights under FERP
- The right to provide written consent before the school discloses personally identifiable information from the student’s education re- cords, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without The written consent should be received by the school registrar within two weeks of the beginning of school.
- The right to file a complaint with the S. Department of Edu- cation concerning alleged failures by the school to comply with the requirements of FERPA.