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The County Board recognizes the value of academic research to improve educational programs and practices. Researchers shall respect the privacy rights of students, including their right to refrain from participation in research projects in accordance with law, Board policy and administrative regulation.

The County Superintendent or designee may authorize research projects within LACOE by outside groups or persons when such research is aligned with LACOE goals and objectives and is likely to benefit LACOE without disrupting the school program.

(cf. 0000 - Vision)

(cf. 0100 - Philosophy)

(cf. 0200 - Goals for the School District)

The County Superintendent or designee will ensure that parents/guardians receive prior notification of any surveys or evaluations that collect personal student information, and that consent is obtained in accordance with law.

(cf. 5022 - Student and Family Privacy Rights)

(cf. 5125 - Student Records)

(cf. 5145.6 - Parental Notifications)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

51513 Personal beliefs

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

1232h Protection of pupil rights

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

CDE: http://www.cde.ca.gov

USDOE, Family Policy Compliance Office: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OM/fpco/

Policy LOS ANGELES COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

adopted: June 5, 2012 Downey, California