February 5, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | February 5, 2016 5:30am
Of all the issues that arise in national, state and municipal government, few of them raise my hackles like public officials who try to block access to information that should be available to the public.
February 1, 2016
by James H. Smith | February 1, 2016 3:00pm
The state Freedom of Information Commission will decide Feb. 10 whether allegations of discrimination and racism among Norwalk school board members should be made public.
December 28, 2015
by Cara Rosner | December 28, 2015 12:00pm
November 9, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 9, 2015 5:30am
In a data-driven assessment of state government accountability and transparency, Connecticut received a C minus from the Center for Public Integrity.
October 6, 2015
by Christine Stuart | October 6, 2015 2:00pm
It wasn’t until state auditors were about to finalize their report that Connecticut’s health insurance exchange presented them with the corrective action plan for a potential security breach that happened in June 2014.
September 14, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 14, 2015 4:33pm
August 20, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 20, 2015 4:30am
Early Wednesday morning, Department of Education Deputy Commissioner Ellen Cohen sent an email to every school superintendent in the state to let them know not to share the results of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium exam with anyone.
July 17, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | July 17, 2015 4:30am
While the freedom-of-information outlook has often been rather grim during the transparency-challenged Malloy administration, the General Assembly’s regular session finished up with some encouraging news.
Tags: FOI, FOI Commission, OGA, charter schools, FUSE, jumoke academy, michael sharpe, terry cowgill, dh
July 15, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 15, 2015 12:56pm
July 10, 2015
by Jeremiah Grace | July 10, 2015 7:00am
Connecticut taxpayers invest in a number of public services that make our lives better — police and fire departments for our communities, public parks, roads, and mass transit, and the single most important investment: public education. Charter schools are a member of that public school system, and this year, state lawmakers changed the law to make them even better for taxpayers, communities, and importantly, the families who need them.