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Freedom of Information Act

County school board member files legal request

County school board member files legal request

Baltimore County school board member Ann Miller filed a formal request last week under public records law for detailed information about the school system's performance. She wants the information before she takes a vote on whether to renew the superintendent's contract.

Miller said she took the unusual step of filing the request under the Freedom of Information Act because the school system has failed to provide her the information in a timely manner. She said she had made requests beginning in September and that the school district has not provided any answers.

Miller, who was appointed to the board last fall by Gov. Larry Hogan, said the board will vote on the...