Notice to Parents/Guardians/Adult Students

Special Education Records

Public Notice: Destruction of Special Education Records

In accordance with Federal and State regulations, Huntsville City Board of Education is giving notice of intent to destroy the special education records of students who graduated and/or ended services FIVE YEARS PRIOR TO THIS CURRENT YEAR.

With proof of identity, the parent, guardian, or adult student may request student files between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Huntsville City Board of Education Special Education Office. These records may be needed for social security benefit applications or other purposes.

Five year old special education files not requested by NOVEMBER, will be DESTROYED in DECEMBER of each year.

A notice will be published in the local newspaper in October of each year, making a PUBLIC NOTICE of this procedure.

HCS has 20 business days to release records after the request has been submitted and/or the consent for records has been signed.


If you have any questions concerning this process,

please call the Special Education Office at 256-428-6872.

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