Evaluation of Nebraska school district websites
|My Government Website|
|Transparency Checklist |
County website project
County comparison chart
City website project
List of cities
School district website project
List of school districts
They researched to determine what type of information is available to the general public on these websites. The following page provides a snapshot of what they learned in the course of this research.
Reading the chart
|means that information is included on the school district website|
means that the information was not provided on the school district website
means that information was partially provided on the school district website
In August 2012, Sunshine Review evaluated the 10 largest school districts in Nebraska: Omaha Public Schools, Lincoln Public Schools, Millard Public Schools, Bellevue Public Schools, Papillion-La Vista Public Schools, Grand Island Public Schools, Westside Community Schools, Kearney Public Schools, Fremont Public Schools, and North Platte Public Schools. These districts averaged a "D" website transparency grade, the details which are documented in the chart below.
|Taxes?||Budget?||Meetings?||Elected officials?||Admin. Officials?||Contracts?||Audits?||Public records?||Academics?||Background checks?|
If you discover an error in one of the above charts or on a school district page, please report the error to the school board elections project.