Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), which restricts access to student records, and MPIA GP § 4-313, which prevents disclosure of school district records pertaining to individual students, we are denying your request to provide individual bus stop locations as those would reveal addresses of registered students living on the route. Please note, the HCPSS Pupil Transportation Office indicates there are no collector bus stop locations on that section of Sykesville Road – rather, mapping software used by the office indicates registered student addresses within that route and bus drivers are instructed to pick up all students seen in a given range, regardless of whether students are standing at a specific/actual residence. More information on the bus routes for this stretch of Sykesville Road can be found on the HCPSS bus locator website: http://www.infofinderi.com/ifi/?cid=HCP2IOASIJVW
HCPSS MPIA Request #2018-345
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