Oregon Oregon Department of Education

Rule Rule 581-021-0330
Prior Consent to Disclose Information


The parent or eligible student shall provide a signed and dated written consent before an educational agency or institution discloses personally identifiable information from the student’s education records, except as provided in OAR 581-021-0340 (Exceptions to Prior Consent).


“Signed and dated written consent” under this part may include a record and signature in electronic form that:


Identifies and authenticates a particular person as the source of the electronic consent; and


Indicates such person’s approval of the information contained in the electronic consent.


The written consent must:


Specify the records that may be disclosed;


State the purpose of the disclosure; and


Identify the party or class of parties to whom the disclosure may be made.


When a disclosure is made under section (1) of this rule:


If a parent or eligible student so requests, the educational agency or institution shall provide him or her with a copy of the records disclosed; and


If the parent of a student who is not an eligible student so requests, the agency or institution shall provide the student with a copy of the records disclosed.


If a child is enrolled or is going to enroll in a private school that is not located in the child’s resident school district, parent consent must be obtained before any personally identifiable information about the child is released between officials of the school district where the private school is located and the resident school district.

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Jun. 8, 2021