CAS Legal Mailbag Question of the Week – November, 2016 #3

by Thomas Mooney


Dear Legal Mailbag:

I am an avid fan of free legal advice, and I read your Legal Mailbag column whenever it appears. You answered a question last week about an FOIA request concerning the written evaluations of a coach. You glibly answered that exemption from disclosure for “records of teacher performance and evaluation” did not apply to the evaluation of the coach in question because he is not a teacher in that district. But you left me hanging by not addressing the more common situation when an irate parent asks to see the evaluations of a coach who also teaches in the district. In fact, I am suspicious that you didn’t answer that part of the question because you didn’t know. Read More