You are here: Home About APS Policies and Procedural Directives Procedural Directives K. School-Community-Home Relations Rights of Non-Custodial Parents

Rights of Non-Custodial Parents

Non-custodial parents are entitled to access to student records on the same basis as custodial parents unless there is a court order or provision in the divorce decree prohibiting such access.

Non-custodial parents may be sent information pertaining to school activities - such as newsletters, bulletins, etc. -- if they provide the school with sufficient self-addressed, stamped envelopes.

Non-custodial parents may request, and will be granted, on a reasonable basis, conferences with teachers to discuss their children's progress. The principal will determine the reasonableness of requests for parent conferences, on the part of both custodial and non-custodial parents.

Principals are advised to request a copy of the divorce decree and/or custody agreement to assure that there are no restrictive provisions pertaining to the rights of the non-custodial parent.

Cross Ref.:

NSBA/NEPN Classification: KBBA

Revised: May 1995
Revised:
April 1996
Revised:
May 1997

Document Actions
News
Tools to Connect
In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy writes about the importance of informing and involving families in the academic journey of their children.
Aztec Special Education Complex is One of a Kind
The new facility serves more than half of the state's most severe special needs students and their families.
Student of the Week Presleigh McClintic
Second grader at Osuna Elementary School
Pepsi, Foundation Honor Teachers for 8th Year
The first two recipients for this school year are Julie Huerta of John Baker Elementary and Karan Thorne of Chamiza Elementary.
Congrats to Our National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists!
23 APS seniors are among the nation's top academically talented high school students.