Transparency Watch: Council Prohibits Public Access to D.C. Teacher Data

As the D.C. Council took final action on the 2016 budget, marchers picketed in front of the Wilson Building Tuesday (30) chanting "Open Government Now."  

Inside, Council members agreed, sort of.

They did vote, as the Coalition has long advocated, that video from police cameras will be public under rules now in development and — unfazed by huge but hazy cost estimates revealed behind closed doors last week — told the mayor to just find the money to get the job done. (On this vote and related back story, see Coalition report here; Abigail Hauslohner's Washington Post account here.)  Continue>>>