School records to be destroyed

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NAUGATUCK — The public school system has announced special education records of students from the graduating class of 2006 and students who attended Naugatuck public schools but did not graduate will be destroyed in accordance with state and federal confidentially regulations.

Confidential records are destroyed six years after they become irrelevant to the provision of educational services. The records are scheduled to be destroyed in July.

Anyone interested in receiving their records or those of their children can make a request in writing to the Director of Special Services, Naugatuck Public Schools, 380 Church St., Naugatuck CT 06770.

Eligible students and parents have the right to inspect and review the student’s education records; request the amendment of records to ensure the records are not inaccurate, misleading or otherwise in violation of the student’s privacy rights or other rights; consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in the record, except to the extent the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act authorizes disclosure without consent; file with the U.S. Department of Education a complaint concerning alleged failure by Naugatuck public schools to comply with the regulations of the act; obtain a copy of the Naugatuck public school’s policies for student education records.