Limits public access to school board business
Madera Unified School District is backing away from a decades-old practice of keeping its constituents informed of school business.
Due to a recent administrative decision, the posted agenda for the board meetings no longer will appear in the front window of the district office.
Instead, copies of the agenda will be available on the front counter inside the office.
When asked by The Madera Tribune why this move was being made, an administrative assistant said posting the agendas “took up too much window space.” She said the district had “checked with an attorney,” who gave the okay not to post the agenda on the window from which it could be seen from the outside during the weekend and at night...