|Policy Title||External Research|
|Policy Category||Education Services for the Deaf and Blind (ESDB)|
|Statutory Reference||G.S. 115C-288, FERPA,|
In accordance with State Board of Education (SBE) policy, researchers should secure permission before beginning research in Education Service for the Deaf and Blind (ESBD) schools. Researchers shall follow the procedures approved by the SBE policy, regarding external request for education data.
The ESDB Superintendent shall review requests from individuals and/or agencies for any research project and shall document each instance in which approval of a research study is granted.