2017 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XI EDUCATION AND LIBRARIES
Chapter 167 Pupils and Special Services
Section 167.123 Notification to superintendent, when, manner — responsibility of superintendent upon notification — confidentiality of information.
Effective 28 Aug 2014
Title XI EDUCATION AND LIBRARIESChapter 167
167.123. Notification to superintendent, when, manner — responsibility of superintendent upon notification — confidentiality of information. — 1. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, or chapter 610, to the contrary, the juvenile officer or an employee of the children's division shall notify the superintendent of the school district in which the child is enrolled, or the superintendent's designee, upon request by the superintendent or designee regarding such child, when a case is active regarding the child.
2. The notification shall be made orally or in writing, in a timely manner, no later than five days following the request by the superintendent or designee. If the report is made orally, written notice shall follow in a timely manner. The notification shall include a complete description of the case involving the pupil, the conduct the child is alleged to have committed, if any, and the dates the conduct occurred but shall not include the name of any victim other than the child.
3. The superintendent or the designee of the superintendent shall report such information to teachers and other school district employees with a need to know while acting within the scope of their assigned duties. Any information received by school district officials pursuant to this section shall be received in confidence and used for the limited purposes of assuring that good order and discipline is maintained in the school, or for intervention and counseling purposes for the benefit of the child. The information shall not be part of the child's permanent record. The information shall not be used as the sole basis for not providing educational services to a pupil.
(L. 1998 H.B. 971 § 2, A.L. 2014 H.B. 1299 Revision)