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Special Education Record Destruction Notification


In accordance with the state and federal regulations implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), this is to inform you of our intent to destroy personally identifiable information related to special education services dated prior to June 30, 2002.

Persons who wish to maintain their personal records need to notify the district by June 15, 2018; otherwise, the information will be destroyed on June 22, 2018 ‚Äč.  Please be advised that the records may be needed for social security benefits or other purposes.

Records to be destroyed are as follows:
Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)
Evaluation Reports
Test Protocols (Available for inspection only; no copy will be provided)
Notifications of Meetings
Notices of Action
Review of Existing Data Summaries
All other personally identifiable information within the Special Education file*

The reason for destruction of the above listed items is because they are no longer needed to provide educational services as it has been more than three (3) years since this individual has received special education services at the Odessa R-VII School District.

You may contact the office of Student Support Services at the Odessa R-7 School District 816-633-1599 or the address above for more information.