Disclosure of Students Records

The PACE Career Academy will disclose information from a student’s educational records only with the written consent of the parent or eligible student, except when there is a legitimate interest to know and under circumstances provided by law, the school may disclose student information from educational records without the written consent of the parent of the student or the eligible student:
  1. To school officials who have a legitimate educational interest in the records.  A school official is a person employed by the school as an administrator, supervisor, instructor, or support staff member, a person elected to the school board, or a person employed by or under contract to the district to perform a special task, such as an attorney, auditor, medical consultants or therapists.  A school official has a legitimate educational interest if the official is performing a task that is specified in his or her position description or by a contract agreement, performing a task related to a student’s education, performing a task related to the discipline of a student, or providing a service or benefit relating to the student or student’s family, such as health care, counseling, or job placement.
  2. To officials of another school in which a student seeks or intends to enroll upon request from such official.
  3. To certain officials of the U.S. Department of Education, and state and local education authorities, in connection with certain state or federally supported education programs.
  4. In connection with a student’s request for or receipt of financial aid, as necessary to
  5. Determine the eligibility, amount or conditions of the financial aid, or to enforce the terms and conditions of the aid.
  6. To accrediting organizations to carry out their functions.
  7. To parents of a dependent student as defined in the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, Section 152.
  8. To comply with a judicial order or lawfully issued subpoena, provided that the District makes a reasonable effort to notify the parent or student of the order or subpoena in advance of compliance.