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Which Retention Schedules Do Schools Use?
List of all Records Retention Schedules
Go Paperless ("Scan & Toss")
Destroy Non-Archival Records
Transfer Archival Records
Preservation and Destruction of Public Records (chapter 40.14 RCW)
Penal Provisions (chapter 40.16 RCW)
Preservation of Electronic Records (WAC 434-662)
Local Government Common Records Retention Schedule (CORE)
How to Research Previous Retention Schedules
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