Destruction of Special Education Records

Public Notice Regarding Destruction of Special Education Records                    

Notice is hereby given that Rochester School District Special Services Department intends to destroy the special education records of students that have exited from all special education programs prior to and during this 2022-2023 school year beginning August 1, 2029.

In accordance with WAC 392-172A-05235 and RCW 28A.155.090 and U.S.C. 1400, Rochester School District is hereby notifying any student, or former student that has reached 18 years of age or legal guardian of said student, that they may review and or receive the records by contacting the Special Programs office at (360)-273-6522.

In accordance with state and federal laws, special education records are retained by Rochester School District for a minimum of 6 years past the time the student exits special education and/or separates from the district.  If no contact is made by the student or guardian in response to this bulletin, the school district will proceed to destroy all Special Education records of students that have exited Special Education Programs prior to and during the 2022-2023 school year, on or after August 1, 2029.