NOTIFICATION OF POLICY REGARDING RELEASE OF STUDENT INFORMATION
According to Massachusetts Law, (603 CMR 23.07(4)(a)) the school may release Directory Information to third parties without consent. Listed below is a “Third Parties List” to whom the Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School seeks authorization for the release of directory information. Directory information may include the students’ name, address, telephone number, date and place of birth, major field of study, dates of attendance, weight and height of members of athletic teams, class, participation in recognized school activities and sports, degrees, honors, awards, and post-high school plans. Except for information described in 603 CMR 23.07 (4)(a), personally identifiable information from a student record shall only be released to a third party on the condition that he/she will not permit any other third party to have access to such information without the written consent of the eligible student or parent. BART School Volunteers BART Parent Advisory Council (CFAC) School Fundraising Programs Contractors Working for BART (e.g., Dufour Bus) Sending district school (e.g., North Adams Public Schools for Residents of North Adams) MA Charter Public School Association MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education BART Charter Public School will not release any information to any third party not listed above without providing a public notice to parents and eligible students about the type of information it may release under 603 CMR 23.07 and allow a reasonable time after such notice to request that this information not be released without the prior written consent of the parent or eligible student. To learn more about laws pertaining to student records, visit www.doe.mass.edu or you can obtain a copy of the “Education Laws & Regulations/Student Records” in our main office.