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Georgia Privacy of School Records Laws

A student's school records are considered confidential in most situations, although some have argued that unlimited parental access could undermine the evaluation process. In Georgia, privacy of school records laws allow both parents to access their child's school records. This includes noncustodial parents, unless this right has been removed through court order.

Learn more about privacy of school records laws in the chart and links below. See Details on State Privacy of School Records for more information.

Code Section 20-2-720
Who Has Access to School Records? Both parents (includes noncustodial parent unless court order removed right or terminated parental rights)
Penalty for Violation of School Record Privacy Laws -

Note: State laws are constantly changing -- contact a Georgia education law attorney or conduct your own legal research to verify the state law(s) you are researching.

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