Boulder Valley School District


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  • Students

File: JRSU (pdf)
Adopted: June 11, 1987
Revised: June 13, 1991, September 14, 1995, October 24, 1996


  1. political affiliations;  
  2. mental and psychological problems potentially embarrassing to the student or his or her family;  
  3. sex behavior and attitudes;
  4. illegal, anti-social, self-incriminating, and demeaning behavior;  
  5. critical appraisals of other individuals with whom respondents have close family relationships;  
  6. legally recognized privileged and analogous relationships, such as those of lawyers, physicians, and ministers; or  
  7. income (other than that required by law to determine eligibility for participation in a program or for receiving financial assistance under such program).  

No student shall be required as part of any program to submit, without prior consent, to a survey, analysis, or evaluation that reveals information concerning: 

Prior consent for any such survey, analysis, or evaluation means the prior written consent of the student's parent or guardian or, if the student is an emancipated minor or has attained 18 years of age, of the student.  

As used herein, the terms "survey," "analysis," or "evaluation" mean a method of obtaining information, including a group activity, that is designed to elicit information about one or more of the seven protected areas.  

This policy is in addition to and does not supersede any other legal rights or obligations of parents and students. This policy is not intended to prevent District personnel from complying with responsibilities imposed under the Colorado Children's Code and other state or federal statutes, such as the reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect or appropriately investigating and responding to student disciplinary matters.  Moreover, this policy is not intended to limit general discourse in the classrooms, including voluntary responses from students, that is not designed to elicit information concerning the protected areas.  

Any complaints arising under this policy may be submitted under Policy KE.  


20 U.S.C. 1232h
42 U.S.C. 290dd-3 and 290ee-3
42 C.F.R. Part 2 34
C.F.R. Part 98 19-3-301 et seq.
C.R.S. § 25-1-308(1)  
C.R.S. § 27-10-103(2)  


IGAE, Health Education
JHD, Student Psychological Services
JLF, Reporting of Child Abuse/Neglect
KE, Complaints and Concerns

End of File: JRSU