In accordance with the State of Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and Evanston Township High School District 202 Board of Education Policy 2:250, it is declared to be the public policy of the State of Illinois that all persons are entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts and policies of those who represent them as public officials and public employees consistent with the terms of this Act. Such access is necessary to enable the people to fulfill their duties of discussing public issues fully and freely, making informed political judgments and monitoring government to ensure that it is being conducted in the public interest.
Requests for public records as defined by Policy 2:250 will be approved, unless (1) the requested material does not exist; (2) the requested material is exempt from inspection and copying by the Freedom of Information Act; or (3) complying with the request would be unduly burdensome. Except for commercial requests, a response will be made within five (5) business days.
Pursuant to the terms of the Act, the first 50 pages are provided to the requestor at no cost. Additional letter or legal size pages are provided at a cost.