October 19, 2013 2:15 PM

Officials should value transparency above secret 'personnel issues'

We’ve heard this tired old line before. “The reason for his termination wasn’t made public because it’s a personnel matter.” Again and again, that unhelpful explanation has been the curtain used to hide back-room decisions. This time, it's invoked over the firing of the Shandon school superintendent.

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Joe Tarica is senior editor for The Tribune. He writes the Joetopia column on current events and life in SLO County. You may not always want to live in Joetopia, but you can still stop by, say "hi," and join the conversation. Reach him at .

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