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Process for Administrative Code Changes Information on how Administrative Code Changes come before the State Board of EducationProposed AAC Change Process_2017.pdf
Procedure for Public Hearing Comments - Alabama State Board of Education Procedure for Public Hearing CommentsProcedure for Public Hearing Comments.pdf
Consent Form for Digital MediaWord Document - To be used when schools or staff request to use digital media or pictures of students. Form to be signed by parents or guardians of students. Consent Form for Digital Media.docx
Consent Form for Digital MediaPDF - To be used when schools or staff request to use digital media or pictures of students. Form to be signed by parents or guardians of students. Consent Form for Digital Media.pdf
Code of Alabama, Open Records Act Section 36-12-40Rights of citizens to inspect and copy public writings; exceptions. Please click Section 36, 12, then 40 to read full text. Open Records Act.aspxhttp://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/alison/CodeOfAlabama/1975/Coatoc.htm
Open Meetings Act 2005-40 (Link to Bill)The new Open Meetings Act, which replaces the old "Sunshine Law," provides you with greater access to your state and local government.Open Meetings Act.aspxhttps://openmeetings.alabama.gov/generalpublic/downloads/Act2005-40.pdf
Open Meetings Code of Alabama Title 36Code of Alabama Title 36. Public Officers and Employees. Chapter 25A. Alabama Open Meetings Act.Open Meetings Act.pdf
Open Records Request Process and chargesALSDE's process to request information available under the Open Records Act.Open_Records_Requests_Charges.pdf
Alabama Administrative Code - Rules of the AL State BOEAAC Chapter 290.­010.­010, Organization and Rules of ProcedureAlabama Administrative Code.aspxhttp://www.alabamaadministrativecode.state.al.us/docs/ed/McWord290-010-010.pdf
Family Educational Rights and Privacy ActThe Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.aspxhttp://www.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html
Data Use Governance PolicyThis policy serves the purpose to ensure that all data collected, managed, stored, transmitted, used,  reported, and destroyed by the department is done so in a way to preserve and protect individual and  collective privacy rights and ensure confidentialiData Use Governance Policy.pdf
Media Request PolicyThe Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) welcomes all media opportunities and  requests. This policy governs when a member of the media will be granted permission to  interview ALSDE staff. Media Request Policy.pdf
Consent and Release for Videos and PhotosAny minor featured in a video or picture must have a signed release form on file. Consent and Release for Video and Photos.pdf
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