HCPSS MPIA Request #2021-264

Matthew Levine
Requested Information
I am requesting all Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter private messages/direct messages to and from Board of Ed members from March 1, 2021 to May 8, 2021 with the search terms Peter, Banyas, Dhruvi, Mirani, SMOB, student member.
Date Received
Response Notes

Responsive to this request, please find attached direct/private messages of Board Members containing the keywords above between March 1, 2021 and May 8, 2021. Redactions have been made for sociological information under MPIA GP § 4-330 where it contains personal contact information, age and/or has the potential to pose a risk to individual safety or privacy, as well as 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.

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