Special Education

Public Notice Regarding Destruction of Special Education Records   
Date: May 16, 2024

Notice is hereby given that Franklin Pierce School District Teaching and Learning Services intends to destroy the special education records of students that have exited from all special education programs prior to and during this 2016-2017 school year beginning July 1st, 2024.

In accordance with WAC 392-172A-05235 and RCW 28A.155.090 and U.S.C. 1400, Franklin Pierce School District is hereby notifying any student, or former student that has reached 18 years of age or legal guardian of said student, that they may review and or receive the records by contacting Teaching and Learning Services at 253.298.3051.

In accordance with state and federal laws, special education records are retained by Franklin Pierce School District for a minimum of 6 years past the time the student exits special education and/or separates from the district.  If no contact is made by the student or guardian in response to this bulletin, the school district will proceed to destroy all Special Education records of students that have exited Special Education Programs prior to and during the 2016-2017 school year, on or after July 1st, 2024. 

Special Education services provides a coordinated set of instruction and supports that will enable every student, regardless of their ability, to become an active, contributing member of the community.

Specially designed instruction adapts as appropriate to the needs of the student the content, methodology, or delivery of instruction. The frequency and duration of specially designed instruction  is designed, monitored, and evaluated by the special education staff as specified in the student's Individualized Education Program (IEP).  The location of the student's services is also defined by a student’s IEP. Franklin Pierce offers a continuum of services based on students’ needs.

If you have any questions please contact the Special Education office at (253) 298-3051 or (253) 298-3048.

For Special Ed records please send request to SpecialEdRR@fpschools.org or fax (253) 298-3017.