Notice of Destruction of Special Education Records Gordon-Rushville School District

Special Education records which have been collected by the Gordon-Rushville School District related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of Special Education in the district, must be maintained under state and federal laws for a period of five years after Special Educational services have ended for the student. Special Education services end when the student is no longer eligible for services, graduates, completed his/her educational program at age 21 or moves from district.

This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of Gordon-Rushville School District’s intent to destroy the Special Education records of students who are no longer receiving Special Education services for at least five (5) years beyond the age of twenty-one (21). These records will be destroyed in accordance with state law unless the parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student notifies the school district otherwise. After five years, the records are no longer useful to the district, but they may be useful to the parent/guardian or former student in applying for Social Security benefits, rehabilitation services, college entrance, etc. The parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student may request a copy of the records by contacting by October 15, 2020: Jill Simmons, Director of Special Education at 282-1322 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Published: September 9, 2020