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Acts 677 and 837 Information

The Louisiana Department of Education (LDE) and Vernon Parish School Board (the LEA) are committed to protecting student data. In compliance with Louisiana Act 677, Vernon Parish School District will provide information relative to active district contracts and data elements associated with each application. The documents listed are the current approved addendums and/or agreements utilized by the district/schools with student information. The Vernon Parish School Board is authorized to share this information through Title 28; Bulletin 741; §2303 D-E and FERPA. 

Additionally, the legislature passed, Act 837, which provides for limitations and prohibitions on the collection and sharing of student information.

In compliance with Louisiana Act 677, Vernon Parish School District provides this listing of all vendors in which PII information is shared for the specific purposes delineated in the chart below. 

Parents of eighth grade Students: Please note that Act 837 requires parental consent to share student PII data with the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance and Board of Regents for students to be considered for the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS). 

Individuals with complaints involving the sharing of student personally identifiable information (PII) may complete the Vernon Parish School System Student Privacy Complaint Form, below.