Tennessee School Boards Association files amicus in Sumner Schools public records appeal

The Tennessee School Boards Association, which collects dues and represents nearly all school districts in the state, has filed an amicus with the Court of Appeals in a public records Continue Reading

The Tennessean: School board to accept voicemail for records inspection

The Sumner County School Board met last night to adopt a new policy on public records requests after a judge last year said their policy violated state law. They had Continue Reading

Appeals Court denies Sumner Schools request; deadline to fix public records policy is March 1

The Court of Appeals in Nashville today denied a request by Sumner County Schools to delay enforcement of a judge’s order to bring their public records policy into compliance with Continue Reading

Sumner Schools files emergency motion with Appeals Court over public records policy

The Sumner County Board of Education, whose legal bills have now mounted to more than $113,000, has made an emergency motion to the Court of Appeals to stay a judge’s Continue Reading

Judge blasts Sumner Schools for refusing to update its public records policy, denies stay

Last week, Sumner County Criminal Court Judge Dee David Gay unleashed a verbal whipping to the Sumner County School Board when they argued to stay his order to update its public Continue Reading