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KI1 Recruitment in Schools

Albuquerque Public Schools shall comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, rules and regulations concerning post-secondary recruiters. The district shall comply with a request by a post-secondary recruiter for secondary students’ directory information, unless a parent/legal guardian has “opted out” of providing such information. Students and parents/legal guardians shall have the right to deny the release of secondary student directory information to any or all post-secondary recruiters.  The district shall not release student directory information to post-secondary recruiters unless specifically required to do so by federal or state statute or regulation.

For purposes of this policy, "post-secondary recruiter" means a person who recruits students to enroll in a school, college or university; to join a branch of the armed services; or to join a business, firm or other employment.

For purposes of this policy, “directory information” means students’ names, addresses and telephone numbers.


Administrative Position:       Associate Superintendent of High Schools/Assistant
                                                Superintendent for School and Community Support

Department Director:            Custodian of Public Records


Legal Cross Ref.:

  • Elementary and Secondary Education Act
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • Protection of Pupil’s Rights Act
  • Freedom of Information Act
  • Inspection of Public Records Act

Board Policy Cross Ref.: K.01 Community Involvement                                  

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:  Release of Student Information to Post-Secondary Recruiters


NSBA/NEPN Classification: KLMA

Introduced: May 11, 2010
Approved: May 13, 2010
Reviewed: January 15, 2016
Revised: January 20, 2016

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