WSR 97-24-056

PERMANENT RULES

EVERETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE

[Filed December 1, 1997, 9:39 a.m.]

Date of Adoption: November 26, 1997.

Purpose: Delineates the terms under which student information can and cannot be released.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 132E-121-010.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28B.50 RCW, 34 CFR 99 FERPA.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 97-11-068 on May 21, 1997.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

November 26, 1997

Juli Boyington

Rules Coordinator

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 88-8-3, Resolution No. 88-8-1, filed 8/30/88)

WAC 132E-121-010 Disclosure of student information. Unless the student has provided the office of enrollment services with written notice which specifically requests otherwise, designated officials* of the college will routinely respond to requests for the following directory information about a student:

Directory information is defined as:

Student's name.

Major field of study.

Extracurricular activities.

Height and weight of athletic team members.

Dates of attendance.

Degrees and awards received.

Other institutions attended.

No other information is to be given without the prior written consent of the student ((involved (if eighteen years of age or older))) or parent/guardian as appropriate. The dean of students ((services)) will be responsible for reviewing unusual requests for information and assisting in the interpretation of the provisions of the Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act/Buckley Amendment.

* Designated officials of the college are those employees ((with routine access to the information)) designated by the president to serve in this capacity.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.19 RCW. 88-18-028 (Order 88-8-3, Resolution No. 88-8-1), 132E-121-010, filed 8/30/88.]

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