All public elementary and secondary schools are subject to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) a Federal law that governs the disclosure of information from education records. Additionally, public schools must protect the confidentiality of information at the collection, maintenance, disclosure and destruction of information that is personally identifiable to individuals. Public schools may destroy personally identifiable information when it is no longer needed to provide educational services to students/individuals. Reference: 34 CFR 300.57(a)
Forty-five (45) days from the date of this announcement or by February 28, 2019, Spartanburg School District One will destroy personally identifiable information maintained by the district’s Department of Special Services regarding students who attended schools in Spartanburg School District One from the Campobello, Inman, Landrum and New Prospect communities whose birthdays are between January 1991 thru December 1996. The information to be destroyed does NOT include permanent records or school transcripts.
Individuals may request copies of their records by call or writing:
Spartanburg School District One
Department of Special Services
P.O. Box 218
Campobello, SC 29322