HCPSS MPIA Request #2021-234

Susan Levine
Requested Information
Requesting all emails to or from William Barnes, Terrell (Terri) Savage, or Patricia Gunshore that contain the terms IEP or 504 between November 25, 2019 and December 6, 2019, including start and end dates.
Date Received
Responsive Documents
Responsive to this request, and per clarification to narrow to William Barnes as well as exclude those where Brian Bassett was a participant, attached are those emails we have reviewed and prepared for release from a search of the @hcpss mailbox for Mr. Barnes between November 25, 2019, and December 6, 2019, where the keywords “IEP” or “504” were included. Exemptions found within these records include:
 Under MPIA GP § 4-330, we have redacted sociological information where it contains personal phone numbers and/or has the potential to pose a risk to individual
safety or privacy.
 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 have redacted information that could reveal individual student information from the responsive records.
 An additional redaction found on page 18 is for non-responsive content unrelated to the transaction of HCPSS business such as a personal matter.
Additional time would be needed to review/release remaining content under this search.

*Some request language is summarized to include the requester's specific document requests and legally protected information (such as personally identifiable information of a student) or personal, defamatory and malicious content removed at the discretion of the school system.

**Responses containing legally protected information available only to the person of interest are omitted from the above report.

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