WASHINGTON STATE SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND

 

 

POLICY                                                                                 Prepared:       July 27, 2000

                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                                           

 

SUBJECT:                 Public Records Privacy Protections

 

Prepared by:             Janet Merz, Confidential Secretary

 

Approved by:             Dr. Dean O. Stenehjem, Superintendent

                                                                                                                                                           

 

 

 

PURPOSE: 

 

Consistent with Executive Order 00-03, signed by Governor Gary Locke on April 25, 2000, the Washington State School for the Blind will strive to maximize the privacy of its clients and their families as well as all WSSB employees.  To this end, we are required to follow Federally mandated I.D.E.A. (Individuals with Disabilities Act) and FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act).