school maintains student records (permanent, interim and permitted).
Most records are under the supervision of the school principal and are
located at the school; however, some psychological records are under the
supervision of the Director of Pupil Personnel Services and are located
at the District Office.
you (the legal custodial parent or legal guardian) disagree with the
content of your student's records, you may question the content of those
records and request that the school principal and/or the Assistant
Superintendent of Educational Services authorize requested
The types of personally identifiable information that the District has designated as directory information.
A parent's or eligible student's right to refuse to let the District
designate any or all of those types of information about the student as
The period of time within which a parent or eligible student must
notify the District in writing that he or she does not want any or all
of those types of information about the student designated as directory
Types of student records and information contained therein which are
directly related to students and maintained by the District.
The position of the District official/employee responsible for the maintenance of each type of record.
The location of the log or record required to be maintained for student records.
The policies of the District for reviewing and expunging student records.
The right of the parent to access of student records.
The procdures for challenging the content of student records.
The categories of information which the District has designated as Directory Information.
The right of the parent to file a complaint with the United States
Department of Health, Education and Welfare concerning an alleged
failure by the District to comply with any state/federal provisions.
to students' records is supervised by the school principal and/or
Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services. Individuals having
access to student records are natural parents, adoptive parents or legal
guardians, Chico Unified School District employees as directed by
school officials, officials of other public schools or school systems,
authorized representatives of selected government offices where such
information is necessary pursuant to federal or state law, parents of a
student 18 years of age or older who is a dependent, or a student 16
years of age or older who has completed the tenth grade. Upon request,
copies of student records will be made available to persons having
access to those records according to adopted district procedures.
STUDENT DIRECTORY INFORMATION
Information is specific identifying data about a student designated by
the District as that which can be shared with others without parental
consent. Directory Information means information contained in an
education record of a student that would not generally be considered
harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed. Such student information
electronic mail address
date and place of birth
major field of study
participation in officially recognized activities and sports
weight and height of athletic team members
dates of attendance
degrees and awards received
most recent previous school attended
Information may be released at the discretion of the school principal
to the PTA, recruiting officers for the Armed Services, employers,
prospective employers, or representatives of the news media. Federal law
requires the District to provide military recruiters, upon request,
with three Directory Information categories names, addresses and
telephone listings unless parents/guardians or students have advised
the District that they do not want their student's information so
disclosed by notifying the school principal in writing by the end of the
third week of the school year. The District retains the right to deny
the release of Directory Information if such denial is considered in the
best interest of the student.
District or school may release Directory Information as to former
students unless the District receives a written request from the former
student prohibiting the release of that information. The Annual Acknowledgement of Rights card offers parents/guardians an opportunity to state a preference about release of Student Directory information.