Colleen O’Dea reports:
In a case with potentially broad implications for both public schools and public access to student records, the state Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that those records are confidential and not subject to disclosure, even if redacted, under New Jersey’s public records law.
Still, in limited instances and under a separate state law governing student records, people may be able to access redacted documents. But the ruling will likely impact those specifically seeking information about special education services.
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