MU Sued Over Course Records
A Washington-based education group is suing the University of Missouri over its refusal to provide records related to teacher training at the university system’s four campuses.The National Council on Teacher Quality filed the civil complaint on Monday in Cole County Circuit Court. The group says the university system has refused to turn over course syllabi, which it claims are public records.The council has filed similar lawsuits in Minnesota and Wisconsin. A council official says the group has settled another Cole County legal complaint against Lincoln University after the Jefferson City school initially provided limited course materialsThe group wants the course material as part of its efforts to monitor what aspiring teachers learn at college. The study will be done with U.S. News & World Report.