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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 of the student, or if the student is at least 18 years old, has “opted out” of providing such information. Parents/legal guardians and students who are at least 18 years old 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, telephone numbers, current grade, and graduation year.

Administrative Position:      

  • Associate Superintendents of Leadership and Learning
  • Chief of Schools

Department Director:           

  • Executive Director of Student, Parent, and Employee Service Center
  • 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.:    

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.: 

NSBA/NEPN Classification: KLMA

Introduced: May 11, 2010
Approved: May 13, 2010
Reviewed: January 15, 2016
Revised: January 20, 2016
Reviewed: May 4, 2022
Revised: May 4, 2022