You can Opt Out of the Release of Your Student Directory Information – Here’s How!

The Federal public law 107-110, section 9528 of the ESEA, ” No Child Left Behind Act” requires the school district to notify families of their right to Opt Out from the release student names, addresses, and phone numbers to military recruiters. Families have the right to request that the district not release their child’s information to military recruiters.

FAQs:

Q: Should I opt out every year that my child is enrolled? A: Yes, if you file the opt out form yearly you can be secure that the directory information is not released.

Q: Can I select that only military recruiters not have access to my child’s contact information—so that colleges and other institutions still can? A: Yes, both choices are on the form.

SOLICITUD DE PADRES PARA NO DIVULGAR INFORMACIÓN PARA COLEGIOS /RECLUTAS MILITARES SIN CONSENTIMIENTO PREVIO

La ley federal pública 107-110, sección 9528 del ESEA, “Acto De No Nino Se Queda Atras” requiere que los distritos escolares divulguen nombres, direcciones y números de teléfono a los reclutadores militares a petición de los militares. La ley también requiere que el distrito escolar notifique, a los padres, de su derecho de optar fuera solicitando que el distrito no divulgue la información de su hijo a los reclutadores militares.

Opt Out forms:

Santa Barbara Unified School District:

General opt out forms:

US Department of Education

GETTING OUT OF THE DELAYED ENTRY PROGRAM

You can get out of the Delayed Entry Program (sometimes referred to as the Future Soldiers Training Program). Please take a look at the following forms for step by step instructions if you change your mind about military service –

English: depcancellation1

Espanol and Sample letter: dep_spanish12-2010

U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND MILITARY ENLISTMENT

Citizenship is not an automatic right that can be fulfilled by the military: citizenship_and_enlistment_span-english1

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