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FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT (FERPA)

The school district will comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). Legal Ref.: Statute 20 U.S.C., 1232 g., Regulations 34 CFR Part 99. Unless the parent or guardian notifies the Alcorn School District otherwise within five days after notification by receipt of the Student/Parent Handbook, consent is implied for the Alcorn School District to release directory information to others including military recruiters. The implied consent includes the release of student directory information, or for non-directory information such as student work, for use in the following ways: (1) On the Alcorn School District’s website. (2) The web site will use student’s first name and/or first name and last initial only. Personal information such as home address, phone number, or names of family members will not be used. Any information that indicates the physical location of a student at a given time other than attendance at a particular school or participation in school activities will not be used. (3) Schoolwork may include, but is not limited to, art, written papers, class projects, and computer projects, (4) Any material printed by the school or the Alcorn School District or printed by publishers outside the Alcorn School District. (5) Printed material may include a child’s full name. (6) Printed material may include, but is not limited to, school directories, yearbooks, programs, brochures, newspaper articles, and print advertisement. (7) In video produced and broadcast by the Alcorn School District or produced and broadcast by news organizations and others who receive approval from the Alcorn School District. Please check the appropriate box regarding this issue at the front of the handbook.