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Evaluation of Virginia school district websites

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Sunshine Review contributors conducted a study of Vermont school district websites from 2010 to 2013.

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

600px-Yes check.png means that information is included on the school district website

600px-Red x.png

means that the information was not provided on the school district website
P
Partial.png

means that information was partially provided on the school district website

Conclusions chart

2012

In January of 2012, Sunshine Review evaluated the 10 largest school district websites and found they averaged a "B+" website transparency grade.

Taxes? Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Contracts? Audits? Public records? Academics? Background checks?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
8 9 10 10 8 10 7 6 9 9
P
Partial.png
0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0
N
600px-Red x.png
2 0 6 0 1 0 2 3 0 1

2010

The overall grade for Virginia school districts in 2010 was a "C" website transparency score.

Taxes? Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Contracts? Audits? Public records? Academics? Background checks?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
116 116 71 97 101 0 9 112 109 0
P
Partial.png
5 7 55 15 22 133 44 4 17 2
N
600px-Red x.png
12 10 7 21 10 0 80 13 7 131

Correcting errors

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.

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