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Public Information Requests (Open Records)
Brock ISD Public Information Request (Open Records)
The Texas Public Information Act gives the public the right to request access to government information.
MAKING A REQUEST
The Act is triggered when a person submits a written request to a government body. The request must ask for records or information already in existence. The Act does not require a governmental body to create new information, to do legal or other research, to answer questions, or to explain district decisions.
CHARGES TO THE REQUESTOR
A person may ask to view the information, get copies of the information, or both. If a request is for copies of information, the governmental body may charge for the copies. If a request is only for an opportunity to inspect information, then usually the governmental body may not impose a charge on the requestor. However, under certain limited circumstances a governmental body may impose a charge for access to information. All charges imposed by a governmental body for copies or for access to information, must comply with attorney general rules, unless another statute authorizes an agency to set its own charges.
Public information requests for school district records are to be filed with the BISD Administration.
A request can be submitted in one of four ways:
1. Personal appearance at the Brock ISD Administration Building
Brock ISD Administration Building 410 Eagle Spirit Lane Brock, Texas 76087
2. Mailed requests can be addressed to:
Brock ISD Administration Building
Attn: Public Information Request
410 Eagle Spirit Lane
Brock, Texas 76087
3. Faxed requests can be sent to 817-599-3246
Attn: Open Records
4. Emailed requests can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include “Open Records” in the subject line and a return email address
The requestor may complete an open records request form provided by the school district or submit any other written documentation that provides the requestor’s name and address, the requestor’s telephone number and a clear description of the documents requested.
OPEN RECORDS REQUEST FORM
For additional information on the Texas Public Information Act, visit the Texas Attorney General’s website.
Public Information Act Frequently Asked Questions
Brock ISD will work cooperatively with the news media for coverage of issues, crisis, general news and events involving the district.
Please respect the following BISD media guidelines that will ensure the integrity of our instructional day and allow us to provide consistent, accurate information to media representatives.
The following guidelines are in effect at all BISD facilities:
All media inquiries should be directed to the Director of Communications at the BISD Administration Building at 817-565-0644.
The Director of Communications should be contacted when a representative of the media visits a BISD facility.
Cameras/reporters will not be allowed inside the facility unless the appropriate staff members have been notified and it is determined that such a visit will not be disruptive.
Photographs and video may be taken by the media at the discretion of the campus administrator/Director of Communications.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) must be followed at all times. Each campus has a list of students whose “directory information” (i.e. name, address, picture) cannot be released per the parent/guardian’s request.
The Superintendent or his designee shall be the official spokesperson for BISD.
Your cooperation with this matter is greatly appreciated. If you have any questions, please contact Natalie Parish at 817-565-0644.
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