2016 Tennessee Code
Title 36 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 6 - Child Custody and Visitation
Part 1 - General Custody Provisions
§ 36-6-104. Copy of child's school records -- Furnishing to noncustodial or nonresident parents.
(a) Any parent who does not have custody of a child, or in the case of parents having joint custody of a child, the parent not residing with the child, or in the case of a child in the custody of a legal guardian, both parents, may request, in writing, that a copy of the child's report card, notice of school attendance, names of teachers, class schedules, standardized test scores and any other records customarily available to parents be furnished directly to such noncustodial or nonresident parent, and such request shall be accompanied by the parent's or parents' current mailing address, and the local education agency (LEA) shall send a copy of the report card, notice of school attendance, names of teachers, class schedules, standardized test scores and any other records customarily available to parents to such address.
(b) The LEA shall provide proof of a child's graduation from high school to the department of human services, the department's contractor, or either of the child's parents within twenty (20) business days of the department's, the department's contractor, or the parent's or parents' written request for such proof. The LEA shall not include any information that would violate any provisions protecting the child's privacy, or § 36-5-101(c)(2)(B)(iv).
(c) Any judge having jurisdiction over the custody of such a child may, upon a showing of good cause, deny any information concerning the residence of the child to the noncustodial or nonresident parent.
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