Sample Advocacy Letters

Sample Letter Requesting Records From School District


(Name of Special Education Director)
(Name of School District)
(Address of School)

Dear (Name of Special Education Director):

My child, (child's name) [date of birth] receives special education services at (school name). Please provide me with a complete list of all education records you have on my child. Please tell me where those records are kept, and whom I should contact so I can look at them and have copies made.

If (name of schools district) has produced any written material about access to student records pursuant to the federal Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, I would request that you send me a copy of that as well.

Thank you for your help. I look forward to your prompt response.


(Your name)
(Your address)
(Your telephone number)

Sample Letter Provided by Family Resource Network, Inc.