FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT (FERPA)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. ß 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. However, specific types of student information are categorized as "Directory Information." Such information (see items below) will be available to anyone requesting it unless you file a written objection to the release of this information with the building principal. Directory information includes student name, address, telephone number, date of birth, major field of study, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, dates of attendance, degrees and awards received, most recent previous school attended, photograph and videotape not used in any disciplinary matter and student work displayed at the discretion of the teacher with no grades displayed.
The Ferguson-Florissant School District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Ferguson-Florissant School District complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the district has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Any inquiries regarding the Ferguson-Florissant School District’s compliance with this policy should be directed to the Office of the Superintendent.