PARTICIPATION IN RESEARCH PROJECTS Policy Code: 5230
The board encourages agencies and individuals to conduct research on issues related to the effective operation of schools and student performance. The school district may assist in research projects when the research results ultimately may benefit students. No surveys or research may be conducted without the permission of the superintendent or his or her designee.
The superintendent or his or her designee may approve a written request for participation in a research project if the project’s purpose and methodology are compatible with the goals and objectives of the board and school district and do not disrupt instructional time. The superintendent or his or her designee is encouraged to involve central office administrators, school administrators, teachers and parents in making this assessment.
Any project involving the survey of students will be in compliance with applicable federal regulations.
Legal References: 20 U.S.C. 1232(h); G.S. 115C-47, -230
Cross References: Student Records (policy 4700)
Adopted: August 6, 2007