Annual Notifications

Index


Child abuse hotline notification

If you suspect a child is being abused or maltreated (neglected), report it by calling 1-800-342-3720, a toll-free 24-hour hotline operated by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. If you believe a child is in immediate danger, call 911 or your local police department. Information about reporting child abuse and maltreatment (neglect) is available online at http://ocfs.ny.gov/main/cps/.


Concussions

New York state requires tackle football programs to provide information about concussions and sub-concussive blows, and the injuries that might occur as a result of such blows, to the parents or guardians of all children participating in tackle football programs. DCS provides you with the following materials so that you are aware of the risks of concussion and other brain injuries.


Ed Law 2D: Data Security and Privacy

New York State Education Law gives you the right to information about how Duanesburg Central School District is safeguarding student and staff data.

If at any time the district learns that student and/or teacher/principal data has been compromised, parents and guardians will be notified, and the data breach will be reported to the state Education Department. Parents who have concerns or complaints about data privacy or security may file a complaint by contacting Data Protection Officer Jeffrey Rivenburg, Assistant Superintendent of Management Services, jrivenburg@duanesburg.org or 518-895-3000 ext. 321.


Equal Opportunity 

It is the policy of the Duanesburg Central School District to provide a learning and working environment that is safe, welcoming, and free from discrimination on the basis of sex. Title IX requires the school district not to discriminate. View the district’s full harassment and non-discrimination policy #3420. Reports of sexual harassment can be made at any time, including during non-business hours using the telephone number or e-mail address, or by mailing to the office address listed for the for the Title IX Coordinator:

In compliance with section 106.45 of Title IX, we have included a link to all materials used to train Title IX Coordinators, investigators, decision-makers, and any person who facilitates an informal resolution process in Title IX compliance and practices for the district. View training materials at https://duanesburg-ny.safeschools.com/login


Fire Inspection Report

Notice is hereby given that the annual inspection of the Duanesburg Central School District for fire hazards that might endanger the lives of students, teachers, employees therein, has been completed and the report is available at the district office for inspection by all interested persons.


Hand sanitizer use

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers will be made available in school buildings during the 2020-21 school year. If parents wish to opt their children out of using hand sanitizers, they should send a written notice to their child’s school principal.