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May 4, 2017


PUBLIC NOTICE

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

This destruction policy only applies to SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS BORN in 1994.

TO OBTAIN THESE EDUCATIONAL RECORDS

REQUEST FOR RECORDS MUST BE MADE

PRIOR TO JUNE 15, 2017

Contact the Office of Special Education at:  Newton County Public Schools – Board of Education, 2109 Newton Drive, P. O. Box 1269, Covington, GA  30015 or by phone: (770) 787-1330, Ext. 1221.  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 will be obtained at the Board of Education.  Anyone obtaining records will be required to produce identification that contains both picture and signature.