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Vermont Finds No Remedy When Boards Illegally Close Their Doors

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· Story link Open government advocates fear that a recent Vermont court ruling finding that a local school board illegally…

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Open government advocates fear that a recent Vermont court ruling finding that a local school board illegally met behind closed doors will weaken the impact of the state’s law because the judge imposed no penalty, and let the board’s actions stand because they were ratified at a subsequent meeting. “The remedy section …is pretty useless,” said former Attorney General Kim Cheney of the law. (1/16/07)