Public Records Requests
How to Submit a Request
The quickest way to submit your request is to use the online system linked here: https://newtonma.nextrequest.com/To submit your request via mail, please use this form and the contact information listed below.Mailing address:Education Center100 Walnut St.Newton, MA 02460Contacts (by inquiry area)Jill Murray: Employment and Legal, firstname.lastname@example.orgLiam Hurley: Business and Operations, email@example.comMary Eich: Curriculum and Information Technology, firstname.lastname@example.orgToby Romer: Secondary Education, email@example.comEva Thompson: Elementary Education, firstname.lastname@example.orgElizabeth Fitzmaurice: Student Services, email@example.com
The district may charge fees as follows:
- If a request will take more than two (two) hours, the City may charge a reasonable fee, up to $25 per hour to collect, segregate and redact the documents if necessary.
- The district is permitted to charge $.05 per copy, or for the cost of a portable storage device.
- The district will require payment before fulfilling a request.
Some records maintained by the district are exempt from disclosure. If such records are requested, the district will be required to deny the request and will notify you of the reasons for the denial. Potential reasons for denial include:
- Student records, certain vital records, criminal record information, personnel or medical files, records that would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy, certain investigatory law enforcement materials, and proposals and bids prior to the award of a contract.