School District Pays Nearly $150K To Parent Banned From School Board Meetings

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A federal court in Vermont recently found that a local school board in Vermont violated the right to free speech under the First Amendment and to due process under the Fourteenth Amendment by banning a parent from attending local school board meetings for two years. The parties then reached a settlement of nearly $150,000. Unfortunately,… Read More

The Public Access Counselor

Under FOIA, if your request is denied, you have the right to seek review by the Attorney General’s Public Access CounselorĀ or to file a lawsuit to enforce your rights. While the PAC can be a useful way to get your records, there are a few issues to keep in mind. First, there is a growing… Read More