Published Online: September 1, 2009
Published in Print: September 2, 2009, as Group Faults Oklahoma Districts for Lack of Web Site Information

News in Brief

Group Faults Oklahoma Districts for Lack of Web Site Information

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints
  • CommentsComments

A nonprofit group that performed a study of Oklahoma school district Web sites this summer says most didn’t meet basic criteria for transparency for taxpayers.

In a report released last week, Oklahomans for Responsible Government said 79 of the state’s 531 districts, or about 15 percent, don’t have a Web site. Further, no district fully met all 10 of the criteria established by, a national transparency-advocacy group, for posting public documents.

State schools Superintendent Sandy Garrett said that while the Oklahoma education department encourages districts to have Web sites, they are not required by law to do so.

Vol. 29, Issue 02, Page 5

Related Stories
You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login | Register
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories