Virginia Law and School Board Policy provide for the removal of portions of student scholastic records when they are no longer educationally useful, or five years after the student graduates from secondary school, completes a program adopted by the Board of Education or leaves school. All information except for the last IEP and eligibility information from former student's scholastic records as stated above will be purged. This includes portions of Special Education and Section 504 records. Former students or eligible parents have a right to be provided with a copy of any record being destroyed. Scholastic records may be needed by the student or the parents for social security benefits or other purposes. Requests should be directed to Student Services at 540 382-5100 prior to May 15, 2016. Portions of student scholastic records will be purged as of June 15, 2016.