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Howard Board of Education opposes charter school legislation
Howard Board of Education opposes charter school legislation

The Howard County Board of Education is united in its opposition to Gov. Larry Hogan's proposal to reform the state's charter school law. During its meeting Thursday, board members unanimously voted to oppose this legislation as part of its legislative package. Hogan has proposed to reform the state's charter school laws, providing charter operators an easier path to opening, additional funding for capital and operating expenses, and more flexibility in their academic models. Board member Ellen Flynn Giles called some aspects of the governor's proposal, such as removing requirements for certified teachers and some accountability measures, "absolutely...

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