All instructional materials, including supplementary materials and teachers’ manuals, used with any survey, analysis or evaluation in a program or project supported by federal funds are available for inspection by parents and guardians.
No student will be required, as part of any project or program supported by federal funds, to submit to survey, analysis, or evaluation that reveals information concerning:
- Political affiliations;
- Potentially embarrassing mental or psychological problems;
- Sexual behavior and attitudes;
- Illegal, anti-social, self-incriminating or demeaning behavior;
- Critical appraisals of close family members;
- Privileged or similar relationships;
- Religious practices, affiliations, or beliefs of the student or student’s parent; or
- Income other than information necessary to establish eligibility for a program; without the prior consent of adult or emancipated students, or written permission of parents.
The district shall make arrangements to protect student privacy during the administration of surveys and the collection, disclosure or use of personal information for marketing, sales, or other distribution purposes.
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 Student rights in research, experimental activities and testing - 20 U.S.C. 1232h (c) 34 CFR Parts 75, 75 and 98 (1984)
Districts Required to Review Collection and Dissemination of Information - Policy News, April 2003
Highline School District 401
Adopted by the Board: July 15, 2009