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“The future of our economy, the strength of our democracy, and perhaps even the health of the planet’s ecosystems depend on educating future generations in ways very different from how many of us were schooled.”
– Tony Wagner, Co-Director of the Change Leadership Group at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2007

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. Notice of disclosure of student records

MORGAN HILL CONCERNED PARENTS ASSN. V. CAL. DEPT. OF ED
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE OF STUDENT RECORDS
FERPA NOTICE AND OBJECTION FORM
From Young, Minney & Corr, LLP:
“Many of you may have already heard that two organizations, the Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Association and the Concerned Parent Association filed a lawsuit against the California Department of Education (“CDE”) alleging widespread, systemic non-compliance by local educational agencies with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (“Section 504″). The suit also alleges that the CDE fails to monitor, investigate, and correct such non-compliance in accordance with the law.”

The California Department of Education (“CDE”) has requested that local educational agencies throughout the State post the following link to CDE’s website http://www.cde.ca.gov/morganhillcaseto provide parents notice of the disclosure of student records pursuant to a Court Order issued in a lawsuit filed by the Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Association and the Concerned Parent Association against the CDE. (Case No. 2:11-cv-3471-KJM-AC).  The CDE website provides a Notice for your review and an Objection Form should you wish to object to the disclosure of your child’s personally identifiable information.

If you have any questions please visit CDE’s website at http://www.cde.ca.gov/morganhillcase or contact CDE at (916) 319-0800.

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