five of six Duluth School Board members choose Trumpian secrecy

All except my old buddy Alanna Oswald…..

From tomorrow’s Duluth News Tribune:

The Minnesota state statute is quite clear. Once a body hiring to fill a public position like school district superintendent chooses its candidates to interview, the candidates’ names are public record and must be released.

“Promptly,” Mark Anfinson, an attorney for the Minnesota Newspaper Association and an expert on public-access and open-meeting laws, said in an interview Wednesday with the News Tribune Opinion page.

So it appears the Duluth School Board and its superintendent-search consulting firm violated state data-practice laws Tuesday by picking six candidates to interview and then not publicly releasing their identities….

Read it all here:

https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/opinion/editorials/4995203-Our-View-Learn-the-law-School-Board