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Notice Regarding Special Education Records


Attention Parents/Students of Lee County Schools

Students or parents of students who were in the Lee County Schools’ special education program and were born in 1993 are hereby notified that these records will be pulled from our files and destroyed by July 31, 2020. (2 weeks after last notice)

Also to be destroyed are records of students who were receiving special education services or who were tested for special education but have had no activity within the past five (5) years or longer.  This includes students who moved away from Lee County five (5) years ago or longer, or who were tested for special education services but were found ineligible five (5) years ago or longer.

Special education records may be needed for Social Security benefits or other purposes.  Any former special education student or parent of a former special education student born in 1993 who wishes to obtain their special education records must contact Lauren Smith prior to July 31, 2020, at the Lee County Board of Education, 2410 Society Hill Road, Opelika, Alabama 36804; telephone (334) 705-6000.