Special Ed Records

Notice of Destruction of Special Education Records

 

In accordance with state and federal regulations under IDEA, this notice is hereby given that in accordance with 34 C.F.R 300.624, the Moshannon Valley School District intends to destroy the records of students who exited from any Special Education program prior to and during the 2013-2014 school year. 

The following types of document will be considered no longer educationally relevant at the conclusion of the school year during which such document was created: (a) raw data and test protocols used in evaluations and reevaluations; (b) raw data, test protocols, and work samples used for progress monitoring, when those data and samples are thoroughly presented in progress reports or in IEP present educational levels; and (c) all other raw data, tests and quizzes, and student work. The following types of document will be considered no longer educationally relevant at the expiration of six years from the date on which the child is no longer receiving special education services from the District: (a)permissions to evaluate or reevaluate; (b) evaluation and reevaluation reports; (c) invitations to IEP team meetings; (d) IEPs and IEP revisions; and (e) notices of recommended educational placement or prior written notices.

 

After six years, the records are no longer useful to the district, however they may be useful to the parent/guardian or former student when applying for Social Security benefits, rehabilitation services, college entrance, etc. The parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student, may request of copy of the records in writing at the following address 5026 Green Acre Road, Houtzdale, PA 16651 or by calling the Special Education Department at (814) 378-7683 prior to July 17, 2020.