Editorial: Data on teacher performance in Virginia should be available to the public

Brian Davison, a parent in Loudoun County, may be a bit of a gadfly. But he's on point with his insistence that parents have more information about the performance of their public schools.

He filed dozens of requests under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act seeking access to data collected as part of the commonwealth's Standards of Learning testing program. His efforts rebuffed, Mr. Davison availed himself of the courts, filing suit for the records.  Continue…