EF(LEGAL) - INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES

School Library

Removal of Library Materials

Instructional Materials

Parental Access

Information Collection and Access

U.S. DOE–Funded Surveys

Consent Required

Parental Inspection

Information Collection Funded by Other Sources

Policies

  1. The parent's right to inspect a survey created by a third party before the survey is administered or distributed by a school to the student and any applicable procedures for granting a request by a parent for reasonable access to such survey within a reasonable period of time after the request is received.
  2. A district's arrangements to protect student privacy in the event a survey containing one or more of the items listed under Protected Information, below, is administered or distributed to a student.
  3. The parent's right to inspect any instructional material used in the educational curriculum for the student and any applicable procedures for granting a request by a parent for reasonable access to instructional material within a reasonable period of time after the request is received.
  4. The administration of physical examinations or screenings that a district may administer to the student.
  5. The collection, disclosure, or use of personal information collected from students for the purpose of marketing or selling that information. This provision does not apply to use of personal information collected from students for the exclusive purpose of developing, evaluating, or providing educational products or services for or to students or educational institutions, such as recruiters, book clubs, curriculum and instructional materials used by schools, sale by students of products or services to raise funds for school-related or education-related activities, or student recognition programs.
  6. The parent's right to inspect any instrument used in collection of personal information in item 5 above, before the instrument is administered and any applicable procedures for granting a request by a parent for reasonable access to such instrument within a reasonable period of time after the request is received.

Parental Notification

  1. Provide notice at least annually, at the beginning of the school year and within a reasonable time after any substantive change in the policies; and
  2. Offer an opportunity for the parent to opt the student out of participation in an activity described below.
  1. Activities involving the collection, disclosure, or use of personal information collected from students for the purpose of marketing or for selling that information.
  2. The administration of any survey containing one or more items described at Protected Information, below.
  3. Any nonemergency, invasive physical examination or screening that is required as a condition of attendance, administered and scheduled by the school in advance, and not necessary to protect the immediate health and safety of the student or of other students.

Protected Information

  1. Political affiliations or beliefs of the student or the student's parents.
  2. Mental and psychological problems of the student or the student's family.
  3. Sex behavior and attitudes.
  4. Illegal, anti-social, self-incriminating, and demeaning behavior.
  5. Critical appraisals of other individuals with whom respondents have close family relationships.
  6. Legally recognized privileged or analogous relationships, such as those of lawyers, physicians, and ministers.
  7. Religious practices, affiliations, or beliefs of the student or student's parent.
  8. Income (other than that required by law to determine eligibility for participation in a program or for receiving financial assistance under such program).

"Personal Information" Defined

  1. First and last name;
  2. Home or physical address, including street name and city or town;
  3. Telephone number; or
  4. Social security identification number.

Castleberry ISD

EF(LEGAL)-P

UPDATE 109

DATE ISSUED: 10/31/2017