The Alabama Department of Education has scheduled the destruction of certain special education records for March 11, 2011. Records to be destroyed pertain to special education complaints filed between Jan. 1, 2004, and Jan. 1, 2006. Records to be destroyed also pertain to special education mediation records maintained between Jan. 1, 1990, and Jan. 1, 2006.
If you are the parent of a child (or a student aged 19 or older, or a former student aged 19 or older) involved in a special education complaint or a special education mediation, with records maintained at the Alabama Department of Education during the timeframes provided above, you may request the complaint records or mediation records pertaining to your child (or yourself) by sending a written authorization to release the records to:
Alabama Department of Education
Special Education Services
P.O. Box 302101
Montgomery, AL 36130-2101
Help Line: 1-800-392-8020
Your letter should include your current mailing address and telephone number. Unless we receive a written request for complaint records, the complaint records will be destroyed on March 11, 2011.
If you have questions, please call Ms. McQuiddy at one of the above numbers.