DCOGC: BEGA amendment will hinder public education advocacy

Submitted by LDieringer on Mon, 06/25/2018 - 9:23am

As a parent raising children in a city whose education system is ruled by the scandal du jour, I worry about a proposed amendment which will further entrench us into a culture of darkness. The D.C. Council’s “BEGA Amendment Act of 2018” will end the independent nature of the Office of Open Government. D.C. residents risk losing an independent resource which has for the past five years supported government agencies and boards in compliance of Freedom of Information and Open Meetings acts.

  I have not blogged in a while (years!) because I’ve felt like there are many folks out there doing a much better job of articulating the local issues I care most about -- spoiler, it’s ALWAYS education. Read more...