“Teachers should not intentionally allow other students to know that XXXXXX has an IEP and receives special education services.”
The parent didn’t understand that privacy is a right, not an accommodation, simply because the privacy violations modeled by the teacher pointed in the opposite direction.
Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) there are additional confidentiality and access protections.
This article includes a few examples of noncompliance, with which you might not be familiar, as well as your go-to regulations should you need them.
An education record simply isn’t a file consisting of report cards and progress reports. It includes such records as emails and legal invoices, too.
Did you know that, if your school refuses to make a change you request that you have a right to request a hearing? This is not a state complaint of a due process hearing. It is held at the local level.
This article focuses on student recordsâ€”confidentiality regulations and case law that school divisions, school division lawyers, hearing officers, and state education agencies use in documents they issue.
It will be updated as new information is obtained.