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BP 6162.8

Instruction

Research

 

The San Benito County Board of Education (County Board) recognizes the value of academic research to improve educational programs and practices.  Researchers shall respect the privacy rights of students, including their right to refrain from participation in research projects in accordance with law, Board policy and administrative regulation.

 

The Superintendent or designee may authorize research projects within the Alternative Education programs by outside groups or persons when such research is aligned with San Benito County Office of Education goals and objectives and is likely to benefit the Alternative Education programs without disrupting the school program.

 

(cf. 0005 – Vision)

(cf. 0100 – Philosophy)

(cf. 0200 – Goals of the San Benito County Office of Education)

 

The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that parents/guardians receive prior notification of any surveys or evaluations that collect personal student information and that consent is obtained in accordance with law.

 

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

51513 Personal beliefs

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

1232h Protection of pupil rights

 

Policy Adopted: 2-8-18