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15-350 - Investigation of immoral or unprofessional conduct; confidentiality
15-350. Investigation of immoral or unprofessional conduct; confidentiality
A. On request of the state board of education or the department of education, any school or school district that has employed a certificated person during the time in which the person is alleged to have engaged in conduct constituting grounds for disciplinary action shall make available the attendance and testimony of witnesses, documents and any physical evidence within the school district's control for examination or copying. All information received and records or reports kept by the state board of education or the department of education during an investigation of immoral or unprofessional conduct are confidential and are not a public record.
B. Notwithstanding subsection A of this section, the department of education may provide information, records or reports relating to the investigation of a certificate holder to any school or school district that currently employs the certificate holder. All information, records or reports received by any school or school district pursuant to this subsection shall be used for employment purposes only, are confidential and are not a public record.
C. An investigator who is regularly employed and paid by the department of education has the authority to access criminal history records and criminal history record information, as defined in section 41-1750, from law enforcement agencies.