Pa. Department of Education

Filed on: June 28, 2012

Status: Closed

This request sought records sent to former Secretary of Education Ronald Tomalis and members of the Board of Trustees in April, May, June and July of 2012. The Dept. of Education partially denied the request, and the Office of Open Records denied the appeal. The Commonwealth Court reversed the OOR's decision, and remanded it to the OOR for further review.

Date Filing Related documents
April 1, 2014 OOR Final Determination. Partially granted. OOR Final Determination
Jan. 29, 2014 OOR receipt of withheld records OOR receipt of withheld records
Jan. 23, 2014 OOR order for in camera inspection OOR Order
Jan. 13, 2014 Reply briefs filed PSU Reply brief | Dept. of Education reply brief
Jan. 6, 2014 Bagwell legal memorandum filed Requester's legal memorandum
Dec. 20, 2013 Agency arguments against disclosure PDE arguments
Dec. 20, 2013 PSU arguments filed PSU index of withheld records | PSU bylaws and Freeh contract | PSU Arguments | Affidavit of Frank Guadagnino
Dec. 5, 2013 Requester's statement clarifying the issues Requester's clarification statement
Nov. 15, 2013 Agency index of withheld records Cover letter | Agency index
Oct. 17, 2013 OOR order for agency to notify third parties OOR Order
July 19, 2013 Commonwealth Court reversal of OOR order and remand for further proceedings Commonwealth Court opinion
Jan. 30, 2013 Petitioner's brief filed Reproduced record | Petitioner's brief
Jan. 8, 2013 Petitioner's docketing statement Petitioner's docketing statement
Jan. 1, 2013 Agency's brief filed Agency's brief
Dec. 28, 2012 Designation of contents of Reproduced Records Designation of contents of reproduced records
Oct. 24, 2012 Court notice of appeal Court notice of appeal
Oct. 16, 2012 Agency entry of appearnce PDE Entry of Apperance
Oct. 16, 2012 OOR communication with Commonwealth Court OOR communication with court
Oct. 11, 2012 Petition for Review filed with Pa. Commonwealth Court Petition for review
Sept. 13, 2012 OOR Final determination dismissing the appeal OOR Final Determination
Aug. 27, 2012 Requester's reply to agency arguments Requester's reply brief
Aug. 23, 2012 Agency arguments Agency arguments
Aug. 23, 2012 Requester's arguments Requester's arguments
Aug. 6, 2012 Appeal to Office of Open Records OOR Appeal
Aug. 3, 2012 Final agency response FInal agency response
June 28, 2012 Initial request Initial request letter