Can anyone request public records from the school District and do I have to identify myself?

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The open records law states that “[e]very person shall have the right to examine and copy a public record and to publish or otherwise disseminate a public record or the information contained in a public record.” Iowa Code 22.2(1). There is no requirement that the person making a request for a public record be identified; however, the requester must provide a place for the district to send the records and provide a mechanism to provide payment in case a cost is associated with completion of the request.

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