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Freedom of Information Act: guidance

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Last updated on 20 December 2016
School types: All · School phases: All
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Have there been any changes to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 that affect schools? We explain what the Act is and refer to the latest guidance on it. We look at what information schools must publish, when they can charge for information and when they can refuse requests for information.

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  1. 1 What is the Freedom of Information Act?
  2. 2 What information must schools publish?
  3. 3 Must the publication scheme be published online?
  4. 4 How should schools handle requests for information?
  5. 5 Refusing to comply with a request
  6. 6 Complying with FOI requests: frequently asked questions

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