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5145.14 - 1. Elementary and Secondary - D. Welfare - (9) Civil Rights and Responsibilities - (ix) On-Campus Recruitment
Posted 04/01/2008 09:00AM

5145.14

Series 5000 - Students

1. Elementary and Secondary

D. Welfare

(9) Civil Rights and Responsibilities

(ix) On-Campus Recruitment

Subject to the provisions of law, all recruiters, including commercial, military and non-military concerns, recruiters representing institutions of higher education, and prospective employers shall be provided equal opportunities of access to students enrolled in the district's secondary schools. Access may be granted through the Guidance Department. Such programs may consist of career days, college fairs, individual school visitations, in-school recruiting.

Except as provided below, military recruiters and institutions of higher education shall, upon request, be given access to the names, addresses and telephone numbers secondary students.

On an annual basis, the school district will notify parents/guardians of secondary school students and students eighteen years of age or older, of their right to object to the disclosure of a student's name, address and telephone number to military recruiters or to an institution of higher education. If a secondary school student, who is eighteen years of age or older, or the parent of a secondary school student objects in writing to the disclosure of a student's name, address and telephone number to military recruiters or to an institution of higher education, then the district shall not disclose the student's name, address or telephone number to a military recruiter or an institution of higher education without prior written consent. The objection shall remain in force until the district re-issues the annual notification referenced above, after which time the parents and/or secondary school student must inform the school district in writing again of their objection to the disclosure of the information described above.

Legal Reference:

Connecticut General Statute 10-221b
1-210 (11) Access to public records. Exempt records.
10-220d Student recruitment by a regional and interdistrict specialized schools and programs. Recruitment of athletes prohibited (as amended by P.A. 12-116, An Act Concerning Educational Reform)
10-221b Boards of education to establish written uniform policy re treatment of recruiters. (as amended by PA 98-252)
P.L. 106-398, 2000 H.R. 4205: The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001
Section 8025 of Public Law 114-95, "The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015"

Policy Adopted: July 8, 2008 SUFFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Policy revised:

November 21, 2016

Suffield, Connecticut

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