FOIA is FUN: Somewhat Recent Reminders from the Freedom Of Information Commission – JD Supra Business Advisor

by Mark Sommaruga  | Pullman & Comley – School Law Although it is known as the “Sunshine Law,” the idea of summer fun is usually not synonymous with the Freedom of Information Act [“FOIA”]. Nevertheless, as we lament the passing of time Continue reading FOIA is FUN: Somewhat Recent Reminders from the Freedom Of Information Commission – JD Supra Business Advisor

Connecticut Gets Downgraded, But Maintains Passing Grade for Accountability – CTNewsJunkie.com

By Christine Stuart In a data-driven assessment of state government accountability and transparency, Connecticut received a C minus from the Center for Public Integrity. That’s worse than the B it received from the organization in 2012 — the first time Continue reading Connecticut Gets Downgraded, But Maintains Passing Grade for Accountability – CTNewsJunkie.com

Study: Government Transparency Slipping Across Nation – Hartford Courant

By Jon Lender A new national study of integrity in government shows the state slipping from a solid B grade to a lackluster C- since 2012 — but things are so dismal around the rest of the country that Connecticut Continue reading Study: Government Transparency Slipping Across Nation – Hartford Courant

Editorial: Teacher ratings should be public – The News-Times

General information on public school teacher rankings should be open to the public. There is no credible reason to hide how many teachers are exemplary, proficient, developing or below standard in any district. These numbers, which are collected with teacher Continue reading Editorial: Teacher ratings should be public – The News-Times