In the event that official education records cannot be released to the parents for the purpose of transfer, the custodian of the records in the sending state shall prepare and furnish to the parent a complete set of unofficial educational records containing uniform information as determined by the Interstate Commission to the extent feasible.
State hospitals for the developmentally disabled and mentally disordered shall notify parents that their child can be considered for off-site educational programs. Records concerning state hospital patients shall be confidential.
When a pupil transfers school districts, to a private school, or from a private school, the school district or private school shall transfer the pupil's permanent record or a copy of the record upon request from the new school district or private school. The parent of the pupil must be notified of the transfer and her right to receive a copy of the record and to challenge the contents of the record.
A school district is not authorized to permit access to pupil records to any person without written parental consent or under judicial order. However, exceptions exist for those requesting access for legitimate educational interests: school officials and employees of the district, members of a school attendance review board, and certain volunteer aides; officials and employees of other public schools or school systems; authorized representatives of the U.S.
For a child in a state-funded preschool or infant and toddler program who will be transferring to a local public school, the preschool/program shall provide information including child's health background to parent/guardian. With the permission of the parent or guardian, information will be transferred to the pupil's elementary school.