As part of the publicly funded education system in the state of Florida, public universities and colleges are subject to the state’s ‘Sunshine Laws’, a series of legislation that ensures that the goings on of public institutions are open to viewing to the public. Every state has similar public records law, with various modifications in reach and usage.
Unfortunately for the concerned public, however, things aren’t quite working as intended. Universities, though public, can make use of private organizations for things like their athletic programs, constructions projects, private contractors and more. [Read more...]