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BOE Member Frank Advocates Proactive Use of Kirwan Reform Money

June 28th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

With unprecedented levels of reserve funds in place- one member of the Allegany County Board of Education is advocating that those dollars be invested in programs to help students, teachers and administrators immediately as opposed to simply banking the money.  As a result of the Kirwan Education reforms- the local school system learned this month it would be in receipt of an additional $700,000 from Allegany County.  With students having just gone through a pandemic and an opioid crisis still impacting the region- board member Deb Frank says a proactive approach to addressing these issues should be a priority…