Open Records Course vs. Open Records Rule

December 2, 2010

Some faculty members in a program designed to teach Texas college students how to gain access to public records could get in trouble if they encourage those students to seek records from their own universities, the Associated Press reported. The Texas A&M University System bars faculty members from encouraging students to seek access to documents anywhere in the university system. System officials defended the rule by saying that students could make such requests on their own.

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