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Allegany County Kids Return To School August 24th

August 13th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

Kids in Allegany County return to school on August 24th.  Had a post Labor Day bill passed the Maryland General Assembly this year, that return date would not be until be September  8th.  Despite failing to even get a committee hearing in either the Senate or the House this year, the bid for a state-mandated post-Labor Day start to the school year will continue. The proposal had  the backing of Comptroller Peter Franchot  and Governor Larry Hogan as well as a petition signed by 13,000 Marylanders- however the bill  never got any traction during the session and failed to come before a committee vote in either chamber.  Franchot expects the bill to be reintroduced next year, calling it a “no brainer” and a win-win for the state…

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