Confidentiality

Members of BIT may provide those involved in a particular case with information as is necessary to protect the health, safety, and privacy of the student or other persons and to generate a recommended course of action in accordance with applicable legal and professional standards of confidentiality. All release of student information is done pursuant to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA).

All files kept for cases referred to BIT are treated as confidential. These files are stored in secure areas in the Student Services office. All BIT student records are kept for seven (7) years. All records resulting in the expulsion of students are permanent and will be stored accordingly.