USD 231 created this resource page per the requirements of Kansas House Bill 2567, Section 27, which took effect July 1, 2022.  This webpage hosts resource links to Nonacademic Tests, Questionnaires, Surveys, and Exams (NTQSE) that may be available to students. Parental consent is required for students to participate when these types of surveys or exams include questions about personal and private attitudes, values, and beliefs, as well as practices of the student, parents, guardians, family members, associates, friends, and/or peers. 

When administering NTQSE, the district will notify parents/guardians in writing no more than four months before administering the instrument. The notification will be sent to parents/guardians via email and will include a copy of the NTQSE. The notice will describe how the parent provides written consent, provide the name of the company or entity that produces or provides the survey, and explain how the data will be used.

The parent must “opt-in” with consent in writing or electronic signature for each NTQSE. The district will utilize electronic signatures through a secured Google form. The student may “opt-out” of the NTQSE and must be informed of this right. A copy of the NTQSE is available on this webpage (below).  

USD 231 embraces family engagement and transparency by asking parents to "opt-in" their students to participate in other screeners and measures.