Virginia Court finds Loudoun schools not in violation of FOIA laws

Loudoun's Circuit Court declared Loudoun schools not in violation of Virginia's Freedom of Information Act on April 29.

Loudoun's School Board and school and IT staff were called to court last week when Lansdowne parent, Brian Davison, filed a Writ of Mandamus claiming Loudoun County Public Schools deliberately withheld information from the public and failed to fulfill multiple of his FOIA requests within the five day period mandated by law.

Davison has made more than 60 FOIA requests related to his belief that certain student test scores called Student Growth Percentile data should be released to the public, an ongoing lawsuit he has filed with the Virginia Department of Education in which the local School Board has intervened. Continue>>>