Oregon Oregon Department of Education

Rule Rule 581-021-0310
Right to a Hearing to Challenge Content


(1)

An educational agency or institution shall give a parent or eligible student, on request, an opportunity for a hearing to challenge the content of the student’s education records on the grounds that the information contained in the education records is inaccurate, misleading, or in violation of the privacy or other rights of the student.

(2)

If, as a result of the hearing, the educational agency or institution decides that the information is inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise in violation of the privacy or other rights of the student, it shall:

(a)

Amend the record accordingly; and

(b)

Inform the parent or eligible student of the amendment in writing.

(3)

If, as a result of the hearing, the educational agency or institution decides that the information in the education record is not inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise in violation of the privacy or other rights of the student, it shall inform the parent or eligible student of the right to place a statement in the record commenting on the contested information in the record or stating why he or she disagrees with the decision of the educational agency or institution, or both.

(4)

If an educational agency or institution places a statement in the education records of a student under section (3) of this rule, the agency or institution shall:

(a)

Maintain the statement with the contested part of the record for as long as the record is maintained; and

(b)

Disclose the statement whenever it discloses the portion of the record to which the statement relates.
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