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Notice Of Records Destruction

NOTICE DATE:  August 2023

Public Notice of Destruction of Student Special Education Records


Dear Parent/Eligible Student:


In accordance with applicable state and federal regulations, the Beverly Public Schools hereby notifies you of its intent to destroy the temporary student records on file for students who exited the Beverly Public Schools during the 2018/2018 school year.  Temporary student records include, but are not limited to, all special education records [copies of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), test reports, progress reports]. School districts are required to destroy these materials within seven years after the student transfers, graduates, or withdraws from the school system.


Destruction of these records will begin on or after December 1, 2023.


Should you wish to obtain your students’ records, please contact the Special Education Department at (978) 921-6100 x21734 prior to December 1, 2023.


Please note that the permanent student record (Transcript) will be maintained by the Beverly Public Schools for a period of sixty (60) years following your/your child’s graduation, withdrawal or transfer from the District.  Requests for transcripts should be directed to the Beverly High School registrar.