Your School District is Extraordinarily Open

FORT WORTH — I’m at TCU, attending a Texas Center for Community Journalism workshop on the Public Information Act. One of the speakers brought up that governmental bodies should keep an accessible log of all the public information requests they receive. I told him that all such requests made to the Highland Park school district are listed in the agenda packets at each Board of Trustees meeting. The other journalists here found this to be extraordinary. The general sentiment in the room was “I wish.”

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