TITLE 23: EDUCATION AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
SUBTITLE A: EDUCATION
CHAPTER I: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
SUBCHAPTER k: SCHOOL RECORDS
PART 375 STUDENT RECORDS
SECTION 375.60 EMERGENCY RELEASE OF INFORMATION
Section 375.60 Emergency Release of Information
a) Information may be released without parental consent, in connection with an articulable and significant threat to the health or safety of a student or other individuals, to appropriate persons if the knowledge of the requested information is necessary to protect the health or safety of the student or other individuals, provided that the parents are notified, no later than the next school day after the date that the information is released, of the date of the release; the person, agency, or organization receiving the information; and the purpose of the release.
b) Factors to be considered in determining whether records should be released pursuant to this Section include:
1) The seriousness of the threat to the health or safety of the student or other individuals;
2) The need for the requested records to meet the emergency;
3) Whether the individuals to whom the requested records are released are in a position to deal with the emergency;
4) The extent to which time is of the essence in dealing with the emergency.
c) When an emergency release of information is provided under this Section, the school or school district shall make a record of the nature of the threat that formed the basis for the disclosure and the parties to whom the school or district disclosed the information.
(Source: Amended at 36 Ill. Reg. 2220, effective January 24, 2012)