Tennessee school district to appeal judge’s ruling

Sumner County Schools will go back to court to fight a judge's ruling that would force the board of education to accept records requests from the public by email and telephone.

School board members voted unanimously on Dec. 1 to appeal the case in which Ken Jakes of Joelton sued after a school official denied his request to view a document because he didn't ask for it in person or in a letter delivered by the U.S. Postal Service.

Sumner County Schools has until Dec. 14 to file a motion with the Tennessee Court of Appeals. Continue…