A mom wants to see book lists at her kids’ school. Fort Worth ISD wants her to pay $1200

When Jenny Crossland filed a records request with the Fort Worth school district asking for a list of books that teachers could assign in each grade-level, she thought the process would be simple.

“I was comparing the curriculum for my children … to see what school I want to put them in next year,” she told the Star-Telegram. “When I talked to charter and private schools they were really proud of their curriculum and could rattle things off.”

In response to her request in June, the district sent a cost estimate totaling $1,267.50 in order to process the request — citing the amount of time it would take to compile the requested information from various sources.

Read the full article at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram