FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION
OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

In the Matter of a Complaint by

FINAL DECISION

Winona W. Zimberlin,

 

Complainant

 

 

against

Docket #FIC 2000-600

Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of
Education, Bureau of Student Assessment and Research;
and State of Connecticut, Department of Education,
Bureau of Student Assessment and Research,

 

 

Respondent

 March 14, 2001

 

 

 

 

            The above-captioned matter was scheduled to be heard as a contested case on January 30, 2001, at which time the complainant and the respondents appeared, and arrived at an agreement in resolution of the complaint.  Specifically, the parties agreed that the respondents will provide to the complainant redacted copies of the forms maintained by the respondents that are responsive to her request of October 25, 2000.  The redactions will be as follows:

 

a.  With respect to the forms concerning all students except those identified in complainantís exhibits C and D, such forms will be provided with redactions to the names and dates of birth;

b.  With respect to the forms concerning all students identified in complainantís exhibits C and D, such forms will be provided with redactions to the names, dates of birth, ethnicity and grade.

 

            Based upon the agreement, the complainant withdrew the complaint.

 

            The following order by the Commission is hereby recommended on the basis of the record concerning the above-captioned complaint:

 

1.  The complaint is dismissed.

 

2.  The Commission commends the parties on having reached a settlement in resolution of the complaint.

 

 

                                                           

Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of March 14, 2001.

 

_________________________________________

Petrea A. Jones

Acting Clerk of the Commission


PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-180(c), G.S., THE FOLLOWING ARE THE NAMES OF EACH PARTY AND THE MOST RECENT MAILING ADDRESS, PROVIDED TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION, OF THE PARTIES OR THEIR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE.

 

THE PARTIES TO THIS CONTESTED CASE ARE:

 

Winona W. Zimberlin

2 Congress Street

Hartford, CT 06114-1024

 

Commissioner, State of Connecticut,

Department of Education,

Bureau of Student Assessment and Research;

and State of Connecticut,

Department of Education,

Bureau of Student Assessment and Research

c/o Thomas M. Fiorentino, Esq.

Assistant Attorney General

55 Elm Street, PO Box 120

Hartford, CT 06141-0120

 

________________________________

Petrea A. Jones

Acting Clerk of the Commission

 

 

 

 

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