Judge rules Tennessee School Boards Association is ‘functional equivalent’

A Davidson County judge ruled Monday that the Tennessee School Boards Association is subject to the state public records law because it is a functional equivalent of a government agency. Continue Reading

Williamson County mother files public records suit against Tennessee School Boards Association

A Williamson County mother, represented by the Beacon Center of Tennessee, has filed a public records lawsuit against the Tennessee School Boards Association after being denied access to the association’s Continue Reading

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

TCOG plans comment for public records hearings: New fees would choke off citizen oversight

The Office of Open Records Counsel is conducting public records hearings in Knoxville, Nashville and Jackson in September to ask the question: Should the Tennessee Public Records Act permit the Continue Reading