(1) The following persons, individuals, agencies, or organizations shall be entitled to access to official education records of any student subject to the limitations outlined in subsection (2) of this section, without prior written consent of the student:
(a) College officials, including administrators, faculty, instructors and staff who have a legitimate educational interest within the performance of their responsibilities to the college;
(b) Officials of other colleges, schools, or school systems, upon the condition that the student is notified of the transfer and receives a copy of the record if he or she desires it and has the opportunity to challenge the content of the record, per the procedures outlined in WAC 132R-190-100
(c) Authorized representatives of the Comptroller General of the United States, the Secretary, an administrative head of an education agency, or state and local educational authorities. State and local officials, organizations conducting studies for educational agencies or institutions provided, that except when collection of personally identifiable data is specifically authorized by federal law, any data collected by these representatives with respect to individual students shall not include information which permit the personal identification of such students;
(d) Lending institutions receiving applications from students or granting to students financial aid, and individual organizations or institutions that provide scholarships to any applicant student when such organizations or individuals make requests for students' education records in connection with a student's application for, or receipt of, financial aid;
(e) Accrediting organizations to carry out their accrediting functions;
(f) Parents of a dependent student, as defined in section 152 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954;
(g) Appropriate parties in connection with an emergency if the knowledge of such information is necessary to protect the health or safety of the student or other persons.
(2) The college shall maintain a record, kept with the education records of each student, indicating all agencies or organizations which have requested or obtained access to the student's education records. The custodian of the records shall indicate specifically the legitimate interest each such agency or organization has in obtaining this information. The record may be reviewed by the student.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140
and chapter 34.05
RCW. WSR 03-15-063, § 132R-190-040, filed 7/14/03, effective 8/14/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140
. WSR 94-07-019, § 132R-190-040, filed 3/8/94, effective 4/8/94; Order 76-9, § 132R-190-040, filed 3/9/76.]