The West Haven Board of Education’s (WHBOE) Special Education /Pupil Services department informs parents when personally identifiable information, which was collected, maintained or used under IDEA is no longer relevant to the provision of educational services to a student and the WHBOE plans to destroy the information. The WHBOE reminds parents that they or their child may need the information for Social Security benefits, educational or other purposes in the future. However, a permanent record of a student’s name, address, and phone number, his or her grades, attendance record, classes attended, grade level completed, and year completed may be maintained without time limitation. 

Please be advised that the West Haven Board of Education (WHBOE) will be destroying special education records for students with a date of birth between January 1, 1995, to December 31, 1995.  The WHBOE considers this 30 days’ notice for the destruction of these records.  If the WHBOE does NOT receive a written request for your records by December 23, 2022, they will be destroyed on January 3, 2023.