KBA: Public's Right to Know

Classification: 
K: School-Community Relations
Code: 
KBA

The minutes of public Standing Committee and Board of School Trustees (the “Board”) meetings, the financial accounts of the district, and other non-confidential records of the Board are public documents. They are in the custody of the Office of the Secretary-Treasurer and available to the public upon request during regular business hours.

Confidential records are not open to the public. These include staff and student records, minutes of private Standing Committee and Board meetings, and records pertaining to matters discussed in private sessions, such as records pertaining to security matters, collective bargaining, personnel or student disciplinary action, real estate dealings, third-party business information, any information of a personal nature the disclosure of which would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy, or any records that are exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, or any provincial or federal statute.

DMT Responsibility: S-T

Cross References: 
BDDG: Minutes; GBL: Personnel Records; JO: Student Records
Adopted Date: 
Monday October 18, 1982
Revision Date: 
Sep 1994
Apr 1998