DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS:
Beginning May 1 of each school year, Bismarck School District Special Education Department will destry Special Education records that are a minimum of six (6) years old. According to state and federal guidelines, Special Education records can be destroyed six (6) years after the student leaves the program.
Parents/guardians have the right to review and request copies of these records before they are destroyed. The adult child, also, has the right to review and request these records if he/she is eighteeen (18) years of age or older.
Please contact the Special Education Office at 501-865-4506 with questions or requests.
These records are not permanent school records. They are only special education records and evaluation data.
Child Find Links
ADE Description Child Find: https://dese.ade.arkansas.gov/Offices/special-education/early-childhood-special-education/child-find
First Connections Birth – 2 Years: https://www.firstconnectionsar.org/
First Step Preschool and Adult Services: https://www.firststeparkansas.com/
Dawson Early Childhood Ages 3 – 5: https://www.dawsonesc.com/page/early-childhood
Special Olympics Arkansas: http://www.specialolympicsarkansas.org/
CHI St. Vincent Project Search: https://projectsearcharkansas.org/
Special Education Links
Parent and Family Resources: https://dese.ade.arkansas.gov/Offices/special-education/parent-and-family-resources