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

Tennessee Press Association calls on Open Records Counsel to ease ban on taking photos of public records

The Tennessee Press Association, writing on behalf of its 125 member newspapers, has requested that the Office of Open Records Counsel update its Model Public Records Policy to reflect that Continue Reading