Missing password may signal bigger issue at Pennsylvania Department of Education

An open government advocate said Tuesday that a missing password that has rendered inaccessible part of a compact disc containing documents of a former state agency chief “looks indicative” of a wider records retention problem in Pennsylvania.

The comments came as the state Department of Education for a second day was unable to explain why it does not have the correct password connected to a compact disc that holds work-related documents of the department’s former acting secretary, Carolyn Dumaresq. Continue…