Special education records that have been collected related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of special education in Cheney Public Schools must be maintained under state and federal laws for a period of six years after these services have ended for the student. This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of the District’s intent to destroy the special education records of students who are no longer receiving special education services as of the end of the 2011-12 school year or prior years.
These records will be destroyed in accordance with state law unless the parent/guardian or adult student notifies the District otherwise on or before September 30, 2018. These records may be useful in applying for Social Security benefits, rehabilitation services, college entrance, etc.
If you wish to obtain a copy of these records prior to their destruction, contact Student Records, 12414 S. Andrus Rd., Cheney, WA 99004, Phone: 509-559-4526. If a student, parent or guardian does not respond to this public notice prior to September 30, 2018, the District will assume consent to destroy all special education records specific to the student after that date.