Public Information & FOIA

Committees 

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 

The following procedures shall be applied when individuals seek access to public records under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”).
 
The FOIA Requests must be in writing and directed to the District’s Freedom of Information Officer:
 
John Lyday, Chief Communications Officer
Champaign Unit #4 School District
502 W. Windsor Road
Champaign, Illinois  61820
217-531-0254
 
Requests must specify with reasonable particularity which public records are sought. Response to FOIA requests will be given within five business days. 
 
No fees shall be charged for the first 50 pages of a black and white, letter or legal sized copies requested.
 
A fee of $0.15 per page will be charged for each additional black and white, letter or legal sized copy.
 
For all other copies, including color copies, the district shall charge no more than the actual cost for reproducing the records.
 
Color Copies-$0.25
 
The District may charge the requester for the actual cost of purchasing a recording medium, whether disc, diskette, tape, or other medium.
 
The cost for certifying a public record shall be $1.
 
Public records may be furnished without charge or at a reduced charge if the individual requesting the public records states specifically the purpose for the request and the reasons that a waiver or reduction of the fee is in the public interest.
 

About Unit 4

Champaign Unit 4 School District 4 is a large unit school district serving more than 10,000 students in grades pre-K through 12 in Champaign, Savoy, and Bondville, Illlinois. Our 19 campuses employ more than 1,900 teachers, administrators, and support personnel. 

The mission of the Champaign Unit 4 School District, in partnership with the community, is to guide all students in gaining knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to direct their lives, improve a diverse society, and excel in a changing world by providing dynamic, resource-rich learning environments and experiences in which people and lifelong learning are valued.

Professional Organizations​

Members of the Unit 4 Administration are members of the following professional organizations:

American Association of School Personnel Administrators

Illinois Association of School Administrators

Illinois Association of School Boards

Large Unit District Association

Illinois Principals Association

Illinois Association of School Business Officials

Illinois Association of Career & Technical Education

National School Public Relations Association and INSPRA, the Illinois Chapter

Public Relations Society of America and PRSA-CI, the Central Illinois Chapter

 

Champaign Unit 4 School District does not compensate any contract lobbyists.