HCPSS MPIA Request #2023-098

Rhyen Staley
Parents Defending Education
Requested Information
We request all communications between district administration and school principals regarding National Merit scholars and commended students. Please use the time frame of January 1, 2022 through present.
Date Received
Response Notes

Responsive to this request, HCPSS School Management and Instructional Leadership, as well as central Assessments and Reporting staff is not aware of any guidance given to schools on the release of award information for National Merit Scholars. Individual schools notify National Merit commended students and semifinalists upon receiving the information directly from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. No additional clarification received to continue response.

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