Excelsior Springs School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, Feb. 11. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of their agenda was a report by Superintendent John Lacy regarding a records request the district received from two local residents. According to Missouri’s Sunshine Law, public records of government entities — such as public school districts — “are to be open and available to the public for inspection and copying.” Although the district declined to provide the requested information to the citizens, the information they requested appears to be contained in the superintendent’s report, along with his reasons for denial.
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