UPDATE: Important Update Regarding the California Department of Education Student Records
Responding to overwhelming public protest, a federal judge has backtracked on the potential release of records for 10 million California students, and decided that they will not be provided to attorneys in a special-education lawsuit. Instead, Judge Kimberly Mueller ruled that the database will remain solely with the California Department of Education.
Please use the following link to read further information on this update http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_29590794/judge-pulls-back-from-calif-student-records-release
ALERT: Important Notice from the California Department of Education
In light of a recent court order that would force the California Department of Education to release up to 10 million student records to the attorneys of a third party, Pacific Grove Unified School District reaffirms its commitment to student privacy and its willingness to help families protect sensitive student information.
Parents and students can object to the disclosure of students’ protected personal information and records arising from the court order in the Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Association and the Concerned Parent Association v. California Department of Education lawsuit.
Please use the following link http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/di/ws/morganhillcase.asp to obtain the Objection to Disclosure of Student Information and Records form. This link is also available on our PGUSD website at www.pgusd.org