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Crowdsourcing a Public Records Audit
How We Tested Students’ Basic Access to Public Records from Ohio UniversitiesPosted on
From a pure reading of Ohio Revised Code 149.43 (B) (2), it would seem that anyone who walks into a public office should run into public employees who are prepared to handle record requests and able to turn them around quickly, if not immediately. Though I had not tried before, my past experiences with email record requests made a speedy, question-free response from an OU office seem like a fantasy. We wanted to test the results.