Arundel Muckraker Makes County Schools Cry "Uncle" ~ Annapolis Capital Punishment

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Arundel Muckraker Makes County Schools Cry "Uncle"

Ryan Bagwell, aka The Arundel Muckraker, filed suit against AA County Schools for proper access to public information about student test scores. The school system settled the case, allowing Bagwell to have the information free of charge and paid his court costs instead of charging him $500. According to Muckraker, "The internal test scores suggest a wider performance gap may exist between minority and white students than previously reported." Hmmm....

Making public agencies adhere to laws concerning records and information has motivated Muckraker since he started blogging. We The People should all take note that Muckraker does what he does as a public service--on his own time! (Sound familiar?) Bagwell, a former reporter with The Capital explains at:

LISTEN TO CP Publisher Paul Foer on 1430WNAV at 8:15 every weekday morning.
READ CP Publisher Paul Foer's "The Ninth Ward" every Wednesday in The Capital
JOIN US EACH THURSDAY 8-9 am for our Sip N' Blogs normally at ZU Coffee, 934 Bay Ridge Road, Annapolis, Maryland, in the Giant Shopping Center.Oct 22--Chris Fox (at Sly Fox Pub State Circle)Oct 29--Dave Cordle. Stop by on your way to work for your morning latte and meet other local activists. Zu now has a drive-through window!


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