Would your school board vote on a capital plan without public notice?

If there’s one type of governing body that generates the most open meetings questions to my help line, it’s school boards. So let’s put ourselves in the shoes of a Continue Reading

Broadcasters association advises Open Records Counsel that blanket ban on photos of public records is unreasonable, inefficient

The Tennessee Association of Broadcasters has added its voice to the growing number of entities who have urged the Office of Open Records Counsel to revise its Model Public Records Continue Reading

Chalkbeat: State is suing Nashville schools to turn over student directory information; Memphis takes a different path

Chalkbeat has provided in-depth coverage of the escalating fight over release of student directory information to charter school operators who want to use it for recruitment. The state this past Continue Reading

NFOIC: Key open government challenges in states emerge from 2017 FOI summit

This from the National Freedom of Information Coalition, which held its 2017 FOI Summit in Nashville Oct. 13-14: The National Freedom of Information Coalition concluded its 2017 FOI Summit in Continue Reading