Attendance data for Jewish Holidays

Syed Saqib Ali filed this request with the Frederick County Public Schools of Frederick, MD.
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From: Syed Saqib Ali

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Maryland's Public Information Act ("PIA"), I herby request the following records:

I would like to get all records pertaining to absenteeism rates for Teachers, Students and non-Teacher-Staff on the Jewish holidays of Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah when FCPS was last open on those days.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 30 business days, as the statute requires.


Syed Saqib Ali

From: Wilson,Monique

Mr. Ali,

Attached you will find our response to your Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA) request for information regarding absenteeism rates for Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) teachers, students, and non-teacher-staff on the Jewish holidays of Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah when FCPS was last open on those days (see attached).

Thank you.

Monique Wilson
Paralegal for Jamie R. Cannon, Esquire
Chief of Staff & Legal Counsel
Legal Services Division
Frederick County Public Schools
191 South East Street
Frederick, MD 21701-5918
301-696-6859 phone; 301-696-6823 fax<><>

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  • 01/14/2015

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