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BP 1340 Access to District Records

KPBSD Policy Manual

BP 1340

Community Relations
ACCESS TO DISTRICT RECORDS

The School Board recognizes that state policy provides broad public access to District records.  Public access shall not be given to records exempt from public disclosure by state or federal law or by the Board based on the need of the District to maintain confidential information. 

(cf.4112.6/4212.6/4312.6 - Personnel Records)
(cf.4119.23/4219.23/4319.23 - Unauthorized Release of Confidential Information)
(cf.5125 - Student Records; Confidentiality)
(cf.9011 - Confidential Information)
(cf.9321 - Executive Sessions)
 

Any person shall have reasonable access, during regular business hours, to the public records of the schools and District.  The Superintendent shall establish regulations to authorize and facilitate public access to District records in accordance with law, to protect the security of District records, and to prevent interference with regular District operations. 

The District may charge for copies of public records or other materials requested by individuals or groups and such records shall be provided to the requesting party within three days of receipt of the written request. (E 1340 Public Records Request).  The charge, based on actual costs of preparation and duplication, shall be determined by the Superintendent.  Costs for production of items resulting in nominal charges may be waived by the Superintendent. 

Legal Reference: 

ALASKA STATUTES
40.25.120-220  Public  Records Act
14.14.090  Additional duties
 

City of Kenai v. Kenai Peninsula Newspapers, 642 P2d 1316 (Alaska 1982)
AnchorageSchool District v. Anchorage Daily News, 779 P2d 1191 (Alaska 1989)
 

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20
1232g Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974
 


KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Revised: 7/14/08