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Balto. Co. 'hybrid' school board proponents optimistic change could come this session
Balto. Co. 'hybrid' school board proponents optimistic change could come this session

The protracted effort to add elected representation to Baltimore County's school board continued Thursday, Jan. 31 at a meeting of the county's Senate delegation, and despite some opposition, proponents for the bill remain optimistic change could come this year. "It's not a bill that doesn't have controversy," District 11 Sen. Bobby Zirkin said Thursday after the meeting. "I just think it's the right thing to do. It's on principle." Under the terms of the proposed bill, six members would be elected from among school board districts that would be drawn by the County Council. Five additional members would be appointed by the governor and...

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