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The document was an email between my son's teacher and the principal. Thus, the document was a private school related communication between employees of the school. The school district has a policy, based in govt code, which prohibits the transmitting of documents by employees to any private party.
In this case, the email, was a reference to a communication between a student and this teacher as to possible misconduct on my part, to that student. The misconduct was established as baseless, but my exwife produced it in a hearing in an attempt to further her child custody case.
My Child attends a public school. The district has not had time to investigate yet.
By the mere creation of the document, and the release of it, shows a unified concerted effort on the part of the staff at the school to show bias to the father-child relationship.
I now feel uncomfortable participating as a classroom parent as I had before, or to participate in field trips with my son's class, as I had done before. Thus, our relationship has been destroyed and cannot be restored at this school.
I am not sure if I told you before. There were also letters written by four teachers on behalf of the mother, against the father, for purposes of the child custody litigation. Again, the letters did not contain anything outrageous, one gave an opinion based on mother's perspective, and how the child custody litigation should be awarded---clearly outside her realm. The letters are also against school district policy.
Any employee who willfully releases confidential/privileged information about students, staff or any topic properly confined to a closed session shall be subject to disciplinary action up to and including dismissal from district service. Confidential information includes any information relating to the Board's employer-employee strategies on matters in negotiation or matters to be placed in negotiation.
Any employee who willingly and for monetary gain uses or discloses confidential/privileged information as defined in Government Code 1098 is guilty of a misdemeanor. (Government Code 1098)
Any action by an employee which inadvertently or carelessly results in release of confidential/privileged information shall be recorded, and the record shall be placed in the employee's personnel file. Depending on the circumstances, the Superintendent or designee may deny the employee further access to any privileged information and shall take any steps necessary to prevent any further unauthorized release of such informat