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Policies » Section J: Students » JRA: Student Education Records And Information

Policy Date: 12/01/2009

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The Hooksett School District shall comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”)
and all other federal and state laws and regulations concerning confidentiality and maintenance of
student records and information.

A. Directory Information
The Hooksett School District designates the following student information as directory information: name,
participation and grade level of students in recognized activities and sports, height and weight of student
athletes, dates of attendance in the school district, honors and awards received, and photographs and
videos of student participation in school activities open to the public. The Hooksett School District may
disclose directory information if it has provided notice to parents (and eligible students) and has not
received timely written notice refusing permission to designate such information as directory information.

B. Military Recruiters/Higher Education Access to Information
Under federal law, military recruiters and institutions of higher education are entitled to receive the
names, addresses and telephone numbers of secondary students and the Hooksett School District must
comply with any such request, provided that parents have been notified that they and secondary school
students have the right to request that this information not be released without their prior written

C. Health or Safety Emergencies
In accordance with federal regulations, the School District may disclose education records in a health or
safety emergency without prior written consent to any person whose knowledge of the information is
necessary to protect the health or safety of the student or other individuals.

D. Transfer of Student Records
The Hooksett School District sends student education records to a school, school system, or institution of
postsecondary education where the student seeks or intends to enroll, or where the student is already
enrolled, if the school, school system, or institution or postsecondary education has requested the
records, so long as the disclosure is for purposes related to the student’s enrollment or transfer. Such
records include, but are not limited to, grades and report cards, disciplinary records, attendance records,
special education records and health records.

E. Designation of Law Enforcement Unit
The Board hereby designates the Hooksett Police Department as the Hooksett School District’s law
enforcement unit.

F. Administrative Procedures and Notices
The Superintendent is responsible for developing and implementing any administrative procedures and
parent notices necessary to comply with the applicable laws and regulations concerning student
education records and information. Notices shall be distributed annually to parents and eligible students
concerning their rights under these laws and regulations. A copy of this policy shall be posted in each

JRA-R – Student Education Records and Information Administrative Procedure
JRA-E – Annual Notice of Student Education Records and Information Rights

Legal References:
20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 C.F.R. Part 99, as amended
U.S.C. § 7908
RSA 189:1-e, 193-D:8, 194:31-a
NH Code of Administrative Rules Ed. 1119

Adopted: May 2, 1978
Revised: July 5, 1988
Revised: September 12, 1989
Revised: June 19, 2001 20
Revised: December 2, 2003
Revised: February 15, 2005
Revised: December 1, 2009