School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Student Directory Information: Guidelines
Any person or organization requesting student directory information must submit a letter to the superintendent stating the reason for such a request and for what purpose the information will be used. No directory information concerning a student will be released without prior approval of the Superintendent or designee. Directory information defined in School Board Policy 5-66, Section B. 6., 7., and 8 may be released without prior approval of the Superintendent of designee. The releasable student directory information is as follows:
- Participation in officially recognized activities and sports;
- Height and weight, if member of athletic team; and
- Awards and honors received.
B. Individual Schools
Any person representing schools, colleges and official recruiting personnel of the military forces requesting student directory information must submit a letter to the principal stating the reason for such a request, for what purpose the information will be used, and assurances that the families' privacy will be safeguarded.
Prior to release of any information, the steps outlined in paragraph C, Release of Directory Information, of policy 5-66 must be strictly adhered.
Regulatory Authority :
Code of Va., § 2. 2-3804. Administration of systems including personal information; military recruiters to have access to student information, school buildings, etc .
Code of Va., § 2 2.1-282.1. Directory Information
Code of Va., § 22.1-288. Furnishing information to public or private school, college, or university, or private business or professional school or college or military force .
Code of Va., § 22.1-130.1. Access to high schools and high school students for military recruiters .
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
FERPA, 20 U.S.C. §1232, et seq., 34 CFR Part 99.
Approved by Superintendent: September 21, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)
Revised by Superintendent: January 30, 2004