According to the Lansing State Journal, less than two weeks after abruptly halting public comment during a meeting attended by over 150 people, the Waverly Community Schools Board of Education has admitted it broke the law.

An apology letter posted on the school district's website said that despite the fact that the seven member board believed it was acting appropriately within the framework of its policies, officials have since learned through its legal counsel that its current policy on Public Comment is not legal.

In the days after the meeting, school board President Britt Slocum maintained that the board's decision to limit public comment was not a violation of Michigan's Open Meetings Act.  Please click on the above link for the entire article.