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The Canistota Clipper Thursday, August 7, 2014 page lO - IBm. PUBLISHING AND POLICIES Reference: Nationalthe right to seek to amend the School Boards Association, records, except in certain cir- Policies required by Federal cumstances the right to con- Law (July 2013) Available at sent to disclosure of personally identifiable infor- OSA/Policies-Required-by- mation from the records, in- Federal -Law-July-2013.pdf form eligible students of the (includes statutory citations), school's definitions of the SDCL 26-8A-7; SDCL 13- terms "school official" and 33A-5; SDCL 13-33A-5. "legitimate educational inter- Notice/Publishing Re- est", and the right to file a quired: complaint regarding an al- l. FERPA (Family Edu- leged failure by the school to cational Rights and Privacy comply with FERPA. Act): A school must annually 2. Protection of Pupil notify parents and eligible stu- Rights Amendment (PPRA): dents in attendance of their Districts must also provide rights under FERPA. The an- notice of following nual notification must include policy/policies to parents at information regarding the least annually at the beginning right to inspect and review ed- of the school year: policies re- ucation records, what the garding parents' rights to in- school has identified (by pol- spect a student survey, icy) as directory information, arrangements to protect stu- dent privacy in surveys cover- ing particular topics, parents' rights to inspect instructional materials, administration of physical examinations of stu- dents, collection, disclosure, or use of personal student in- formation for marketing or selling purposes, and parents' rights to inspect any instru- ment for collection of infor- mation for marketing/selling purposes. 3. Title IX of the Educa- tion Amendments of 1972: A school must adopt and publish grievance procedures provid- ing for prompt and equitable resolution of student .and em- ployee complaints alleging any discrimination on the basis of sex in education pro- grams or activities receiving federal financial assistance. A district receiving federal funds must also designate at least one employee to coordinate its Public Notice of Protection of Pupil Rig Rights Under the hts Amendment (PPRA) PPRA affords parents certain rights regarding our conduct of surveys, collection and use of in- formation for marketing purposes, and certain physical exams. These include the right to: Consent before students are required to submit to a survey that concerns one or more of the fol- lowing protected areas ("protected information survey") if the survey is funded in whole or in part by a program of the U.S. Department of Education (ED)- 1 .Political affiliations or beliefs of the student or student's parent; 2.Mental or psychological problems of the student or student's family; 3.Sex behavior or attitudes; 4.11legal, anti-social, self-incriminating, or demeaning behavior; 5.Critical appraisals of others with whom respondents have close family relationships; 6.Legally recognized privileged relationships, such as with lawyers, doctors, or ministers; 7.Religious practices, affiliations, or beliefs of the student or parents; or 8.Income, other than as required by law to determine program eligibility. oReceive notice and an opportunity to opt a student out of - 1 .Any other protected information survey, regardless of funding; 2.Any non-emergency, invasive physical exam or screening required as a condition of attendance, administered by the school or its agent, and not necessary to protect the immediate health and safety of a student, except for hearing, vision, or scoliosis screenings, or any physical exam or screening per- mitted or required under State law; and 3.Activities involving collection, disclosure, or use of personal information obtained from students for marketing or to sell or otherwise distribute the information to others. olnspect, upon request and before administration or use - 1 .Protected information surveys of students; 2.Instruments used to collect personal information from students for any of the above marketing, sales, or other distribution purposes; and 3.Instructional material used as part of the educational curriculum. These rights transfer from the parents to a student who is 18 years old or an emancipated minor under State law. The Canistota School District will/has develop[ed] and adopt[ed] policies regarding these rights, as well as arrangements to protect student privacy in the administrationof protected information sur- veys and the collection, disclosure, or use of personal information for marketing, sales, or other dis- tribution purposes. The Canistota School District will directly notify parents of these policies at least annually at the start of each school year and after any substantive changes. The Canistota School Dis- trict will also directly notify, such as through U.S. Mail or email, parents of students who are sched- uled to participate in the specific activities or surveys noted below and will provide an opportunity for the parent to opt his or her child out of participation of the specific activity or survey. The Canistota School District will make this notification to parents at the beginning of the school year if the District has identified the specific or approximate dates of the activities or surveys at that time. For surveys and activities scheduled after the school year starts, parents will be provided reasonable notification of the planned activities and surveys listed below and be provided an opportunity to opt their child out of such activities and surveys. Parents will also be provided an opportunity to review any pertinent sur- veys. Following is a list of the specific activities and surveys covered under this requirement: Collection, disclosure, or use of personal information for marketing, sales, or other distribution. oAdministration of any protected information survey not funded in whole or in part by ED. oAny non-emergency, invasive physical examination or screening as described above. Parents who believe their rights have been violated may file a complaint with: Family Policy Compliance Office U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20202 Published once at the total approximate cost of $61.57 8-7-1 tc compliance efforts under Title IX. 4. Section 504 of the Re- habilitation Act: Schools must adopt and publish grievance procedures that incorporate appropriate due process stan- dards and that provide for the prompt and equitable resolu- tion of complaints alleging any action prohibited by Section 504, and notify students and others that it does not discrim- inate on the basis of disability. Schools must designate at least one employee to coordinate compliance efforts. 5. Americans with Dis- abilities Act (ADA): A school that employs 50 or more per- sons must designate at least one employee to coordinate its compliance efforts and carry out its responsibilities under the ADA. The school must adopt and publish grievance procedures providing for prompt and equitable resolu- tion of complaints alleging any action that would be prohib- ited by Title II of the ADA. 6. Age Discrimination Act: Schools receiving federal funds must notify employees of information regarding the Act, adopt and publish a grievance procedure, and des- ignate at least one employee to coordinate compliance efforts. 7. Asbestos Hazard Emer- gency Response Act: At least once each school year, school districts must notify parents, teachers, and employee organ- izations of the availability of management plans. School districts are required to have an asbestos management plan for each school, including all buildings that they lease, own, or otherwise use as school buildings, and to maintain and update the plan to keep it cur- rent with ongoing operations and maintenance, periodic surveillance, inspection, re-in- spection, and response action activities. 8. Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010: School dis- tricts must inform and update the public (including parents, students, and others in the community) about the content and implementation of the wellness policy. 9: Drug-Free Workplace Act: Districts receiving direct l ederal grants must publish a Statement and provide a copy to each employee notifying them that controlled sub- tances are prohibited in the workplace, that specific ac- tions will be taken against the employee for violating the I robation, and that as a condi- tion of employment under the grant, the employee will abide by the terms of the statement, must notify the district in writing if he or she is con- victed for a violation of a criminal drug statute occur- ring in the workplace no more than five calendar days after the conviction. 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