3126 - Child Custody
The District presumes that the person who enrolls a student in school is the residential parent of the student. The residential parent is responsible for decisions regarding the day-to-day care and control of student. Parents, legal guardians, or defacto parents have the two-fold right to receive information contained in the school records concerning their child and to forbid or permit the disclosure of such information to others subject to the legal authority granted to the residential parent.
The District, unless informed otherwise, assumes that there are no restrictions regarding the nonresidential parent's right to be kept informed of the student's school progress and activities. If restrictions are made relative to the above rights, the residential parent will be requested to submit a certified copy of the court order which curtails these right(s). If these rights are questioned by the nonresidential parent, the issue will be referred to law enforcement authorities for resolution.
Unless there are court-imposed restrictions, the nonresidential parent, upon request, will be given grade reports, notices of school activities, reports of disciplinary actions, or notices of teacher or principal conferences or summaries.
If there is a court ordered parenting plan or other legally binding documents on file with the District that restricts and/or prohibits any parent or other person from contact with or picking up a student from school, then the student is not permitted to visit with or be released to that parent, or other person.
- 2420 - Grading and Progress Reports
- 3124 - Removal/Release of Student During School Hours
- 3231 - Student Records
- 3240 - Student Conduct
- 4310 - Interviews and Interrogations of Students on School Premises
- CFR 45, Part 99 Family education rights and privacy act
- RCW 26.09.184 Permanent parenting plan
- RCW 13.34.200 Order terminating parent and child relationship
- Policy News, December 2008 Child Custody