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2416 AdmGuide_Procedures for Inspection of Surveys, Administered or Distributed to Students

This guideline describes the procedure for parents to use when requesting a survey created by a third party or a
survey containing any one (1) or more of the following items:
    A. Political affiliation(s) or beliefs of the student or his/her parents;
    B. Mental or psychological problems of the student or his/her family;
    C. Sex behavior or attitudes;
    D. Illegal, anti-social, self-incriminating or demeaning behavior;
    E. Critical appraisals of other individuals with whom respondents have close family relationships;
    F. Legally-recognized privileged and analogous relationships, such as those of lawyers, physicians, and
    G. Religious practices, affiliations, or beliefs of the student or his/her parents;
    H. Income (other than that required by law to determine eligibility for participation in a program or for receiving
        financial assistance under such a program).
Where written consent is not required prior to administering or distributing the survey, the parent shall submit any
objections to having their child participate in the survey to the principal within five (5) days of inspecting the survey.
Approved/Adopted:  July 13, 2009