Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The record: Recently released reports by the Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit.
Why you'd want them: The division helps legislators determine whether governmental agencies could operate more efficiently. Recent audits include an evaluation of K-12 education in several school districts.
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Where you get the records: Go to www.kslegislature.org/postaudit. Click on the "Recently Released Audit Reports" link.
How much it will cost: The information is free.