Private School: how long to keep student health records?

  1. Yup, the title about sums it up . My school has never had a nurse before and I am spending the afternoon transferring into my file cabinet many pounds of files for kids who haven't been here in years. If you work at a private school, how long does your school hold onto these for?

    Thanks so much!
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  3. by   elkpark
    Have you checked with your state dept. of education (or whatever it's called in your state)? They should have standards/regulations about maintaining school records. I would not throw anything away until I had a clear answer from someone official.

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