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November 30, 2016


ANNOUNCEMENT OF INTENT TO DESTROY SPECIAL EDUCATION RECORDS

The Special Education Department of Newton County School System will destroy records that have been collected, maintained, and/or used in providing special education services.  This activity is in compliance with federal, state and local policy.  The destruction of data policy provides that records may be destroyed when they are no longer needed for educational planning purposes.

STUDENTS WHO WILL BE AFFECTED:

The destruction policy only applies to SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS BORN in 1993.

TO OBTAIN THESE EDUCATIONAL RECORDS:

REQUEST FOR RECORDS MUST BE MADE PRIOR TO JANUARY 15, 2017
Contact the Office of Special Education at:  Newton County School System, Board of Education, 2109 Newton Drive, P. O. Box 1469, Covington, GA  30015 or by phone: (770) 787-1330, Ext. 1204.  Records will be provided only to a former student who is 18 years of age or older or the legal guardian.  We will notify the individual by phone when the requested records are prepared.  The records must be obtained at the Board of Education.  Anyone requesting records will be required to produce identification that contains both picture and signature.