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Evaluation of state websites

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This page captures a snapshot of the information contributed by Sunshine Review users after they've studied the information made available on state websites.

Reading the chart

In the chart below:

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600px-Red x.png means that the information was not provided on the government website
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means that information was partially provided

Check the Sunshine Review page about each school district for more detailed information about what information is available on the school district website, along with recommendations SR users have made for positive changes.

Conclusions chart

2012

In 2012, Sunshine Review evaluated the state websites and found that they averaged a "B" website transparency grade, with a percentage of 76%.

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42 32 49 50 41 50 43 3 23 50
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8 16 0 0 2 0 7 43 19 0
N
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0 2 1 0 7 0 0 4 8 0

2010

In 2012, Sunshine Review found that the state websites averaged a "B" website transparency score, with a 72 percent.

Budget? Usability? Elected Officials? Admin.
Officials
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Ethics? Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
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45 30 50 47 36 49 34 3 16 50
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5 18 0 3 2 0 10 38 23 0
N
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0 2 0 0 12 1 6 9 11 0

Comparison chart


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Evaluation of Alabama state website
Evaluation of Alaska state website
Evaluation of Arizona state website
Evaluation of Arkansas state website
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Evaluation of Colorado state website
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Evaluation of Delaware state website
Evaluation of Florida state website
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Evaluation of Georgia state website
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Evaluation of Hawaii state website P
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Evaluation of Illinois state website P
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Evaluation of Indiana state website
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Evaluation of Louisiana state website
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Evaluation of Maine state website P
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Evaluation of Maryland state website
Evaluation of Massachusetts state website
Evaluation of Michigan state website
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Evaluation of Minnesota state website
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Evaluation of Mississippi state website
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Evaluation of Missouri state website
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Evaluation of Montana state website
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Evaluation of Nebraska state website P
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Evaluation of Nevada state website P
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Evaluation of New Hampshire state website
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Evaluation of New Jersey state website
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Evaluation of New York state website
Evaluation of North Carolina state website
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Evaluation of North Dakota state website
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Evaluation of Ohio state website
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Evaluation of Oklahoma state website
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Evaluation of Oregon state website
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Evaluation of Pennsylvania state website
Evaluation of Rhode Island state website
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Evaluation of Tennessee state website
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Evaluation of Texas state website
Evaluation of Utah state website
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Evaluation of Virginia state website
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Evaluation of Washington, D.C. website
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Evaluation of Washington state website
Evaluation of West Virginia state website
Evaluation of Wisconsin state website
Evaluation of Wyoming state website
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Correcting errors

If you discover an error in this chart or on one of the articles about an state website, you can email us.