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Kittleman appoints special education advocate to Board of Education

Kittleman appoints special education advocate to Board of Education

Long-time Howard County resident Ananta Hejeebu, an advocate for special education, was appointed by County Executive Allan Kittleman on Wednesday to fill the vacant seat on the Howard County Board of Education.

The County Council will review Hejeebu's appointment at its legislative session on June 5 and during a public hearing on June 19 before confirmation.

Hejeebu's appointment comes three weeks after the resignation of former board member Christine O'Connor, who left her position on the seven-member panel one day after the departure of schools Superintendent Renee Foose. A career teacher and former board chairwoman, O'Connor served on the board since 2014, with one year...

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