What Are School Release Forms?


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There are various types of school release forms, including medical release forms, release of information forms and photo release forms. Medical release forms may come from the school, requesting parental permission to administer medical care, or from a medical professional, stating when the child is allowed to resume school activities.

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Depending on the school and reason for issuing the form, a release of information form may grant the school permission to share records such as disciplinary records, standardized test results, transcripts or results of neuropsychological or psychiatric evaluations with outside agencies.

A school may issue a photo release form to request parents' permission to publish pictures of their children participating in school activities in places such as the school website, brochures or displays.

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