Categories of Public Records

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    The following list identifies the types of public records maintained and available for public inspection (as required by 5 ILCS 140/5):

    • Administrative materials and procedural rules;
    • Final opinions and determinations, except for those adjudicating student disciplinary cases where the disclosure would unavoidably reveal the identity of the student, or those adjudicating employee grievances or disciplinary cases;
    • Final outcomes of employee grievances or disciplinary cases in which discipline is imposed;
    • Board of Education policies and final documents explaining or interpreting such policies;
    • Final reports and studies prepared by or for the District;
    • Information concerning expenditure of public funds, unless otherwise exempt from disclosure under FOIA;
    • Names, salaries, titles, and dates of employment for all District employees and officers;
    • Minutes of Board of Education meetings open to the public;
    • Information concerning grants or contracts made by the District, unless otherwise exempt from disclosure under FOIA;
    • All other information required by law to be made available for public inspection and copying.