Kentucky public school system violated open records law with ‘extensive redactions’ to personnel investigation

The Kentucky Attorney General's Office has ruled that Jefferson County Public Schools violated the state's open records law by blacking out too many details from records showing how the school district handled a workplace complaint involving a former high-level employee.

WDRB News appealed to the Attorney General's office after receiving a copy of the district's investigation of former communications chief Helene Kramer, whom Superintendent Donna Hargens admonished for making an inappropriate comment about another employee on Dec. 12. Continue…