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PDFWAC 516-26-050

Challenges—To content of education records—To release of education records—Or to denial of access to education records.

(1) Any student who believes that inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise inappropriate data is contained within his or her education records shall be permitted to have included within the record a written explanation by the student concerning the content of the records.
(2) A student shall have the right, in accordance with the procedures set forth in WAC 516-26-055 and 516-26-060, to:
(a) Challenge the content of education records in order to insure that the records are not inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise in violation of the privacy or other rights of the students;
(b) Have the opportunity to request the correction or deletion of inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise inappropriate data contained within education records;
(c) Challenge the release of education records to specific persons as contrary to the provisions of this chapter; and
(d) Challenge a decision by the university to deny the student access to particular types of records.
(3) A student shall not be permitted under this chapter to challenge the validity of grades given in academic courses, except on the grounds that, as a result of clerical error, the student's records fail to accurately reflect the grades actually assigned by an instructor.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(12). WSR 94-17-059, § 516-26-050, filed 8/12/94, effective 9/12/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(11). WSR 79-06-019 (Order 79-05, Resolution No. 79-05), § 516-26-050, filed 5/14/79; Order 76-4, § 516-26-050, filed 8/20/76.]
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