- How long must a school administrative unit retain local school records?
Local school records must be retained in accordance with the record retention requirements of the Secretary of State, Maine State Archives, Chapter 10: Rules for Disposition of Local Government Records, Schedule L: School Records. Any questions regarding Chapter 10 should be directed to Maine State Archives.
- Is the retention period for federal records the same as for non-federal records?
Yes, as long as the retention and access requirements are in accordance with 34 CFR, Part 80.42.
Please direct any questions to:
Fiscal Review and Compliance Team
Heather Neal or Stephanie Wright
Department of Education
23 State House Station,
Augusta, Maine 04333
Phone: (207) 624-6863 or (207) 624-6865
Fax: (207) 624-6791