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Cheney to destroy special education records


Last updated 8/16/2018 at 8:39am

In accordance with state law, the Cheney school district will be destroying past students’ special education records unless they hear from the child’s parent or guardian by Sept. 30.

Under state and federal law, special education records must be maintained for six years after students’ services have ended.

“We have over time kept records way beyond the regular retention schedule, but what happens then is they start to pile up in the file cabinets and we get more and more file cabinets. Our file room is full, essentially,” Associate Superintendent Sean Dotson said.

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