Colorado does a great job protecting the confidentiality of individual student records but suppresses far too much academic performance data at the school and district level, which can leave families, communities and researchers in the dark about how well groups of students are doing.
The death of a House bill likely means the continuation of a trend among Colorado law enforcement agencies to encrypt all of their radio traffic.
A bill safeguarding Colorado whistleblowers cleared the House Local Government Committee with amendments and moments of emotionally powerful testimony.
State lawmakers introduced three bills in the opening weeks of the 2016 legislative session intended to safeguard Colorado whistleblowers.
CFOIC Executive Director Jeffrey A. Roberts was elected to the board of the National Freedom of Information Coalition during the organization’s annual FOI Summit in Denver.
Steven D. Zansberg was elected CFOIC president on Wednesday. He succeeds Thomas B. Kelley, who has presided over the coalition’s board and membership since 1997.