Student Privacy Virginia Documents (Region 6) (Salem Va Public Schools)

Tom Nash filed this request with the Salem Va Public Schools of Salem, VA.
Multi Request Student Privacy Virginia Documents (Region 6)


From: Tom Nash

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

- A copy of any data release consent forms parents or students are asked to sign
- Any current policy documents or guidelines governing student data usage
- Any amendments made to those forms from 2015-2019
- Documents outlining any third-party programs or applications collecting student data

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Tom Nash

From: Salem Va Public Schools

Mr. Nash

Thanks for your interest in the City of Salem, Virginia School Division.
I greatly appreciate your patience while I researched this request.

Just so you are aware, Virginia FOIA § 2.2-3700 et. Seq. of the Code of Virginia does not grant rights to requestors from out-of-state.
The Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) grants rights of access to public records to citizens of Virginia and media representatives that broadcast or have circulation in or into Virginia.

However, our office and our city take great pride in fulfilling information requests quickly and efficiently for all requestors, regardless of their location, when possible.
All of the information you have requested is available on our Board Docs policy section and can be accessed at any time.<>
I have pulled the applicable policies from this site and attached them as PDFs.

Please note that your request for information was fulfilled within the five-working-day timeframe that is required under Virginia FOIA guidelines.
Your request was sent at 9:46 p.m. on Friday, February 21, 2020 and it was fulfilled, via email, on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.
There is no charge for this particular fulfillment.

Mike Stevens
Communications Director
City of Salem
114 N. Broad St.
Salem, Va. 24153
540-375-4112 - office
540-353-2041 - cell<>

From: Tom Nash

Many thanks!

From: Salem Va Public Schools

You’re welcome.
Take care