Photo/Video Opt Out Procedure & District Use of Student Information
Under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, certain information known as “Directory Information” may be released for non-commercial purposes without prior written consent. Directory information is identified as information that would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed. Directory information may include a student’s name, names of parents or legal guardians, grade designation, participation in school extracurricular activities, achievements, awards and honors, and relevant statistics and personal data of members of an athletic team or other school-sponsored activity. If you wish to refuse permission for the release of any or all directory information described above, you must notify the District in writing. Please submit your request to refuse the release of directory information to the building principal of your child’s school.
Please note: Although not considered directory information, photographs, video or audio recordings, electronic images of students, or student work may be used without prior consent in order to publicize or promote a school district program. If you wish to refuse permission for the use of your child’s photograph, video or audio recording, or electronic images in district publications, media releases, the District website, or social media i.e. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram you must notify the building principal of your child’s school in writing.
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