How "transparent" is your school district?

November 8th, 2011 by Amy Categories: Energy, events, health care, higher education, local transparency, school district No Responses

Want to know the answer to that question? Then read the new report from the Independence Institute Education Policy Center titled Time to Show the Money.
Co-authors research associate Devan Crean and senior policy analyst Ben DeGrow reviewed 178 K-12 school districts, 16 BOCES, and the Charter School Institute to determine if they were compliant with [...]

GEO needs a dose of sunshine!

September 29th, 2011 by Amy Categories: general, health care No Responses

For years the Governor’s Energy Office has operated in the shadows. As an “off budget” agency, it has spent millions of dollars with virtually no transparency or accountability. A newly-released paper titled “Governor’s Energy Office Needs a Dose of Sunshine” from intern Kyle Huwa examines three years worth of GEO expenditures, a time period where [...]