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Former BOE Member Agrees With Vote to Name Blank Superintendent

February 16th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Former Allegany County Board of Education member Ed Root tells WCBC News that he agrees with the board’s decision last week in naming Jeff Blank permanent superintendent. The decision to dispense with a formal search was not without controversy- as the  action was approved with just three  votes with two members choosing to abstain-  voicing concerns with the process.  Root  tells WCBC News that having served in an interim capacity for 18 months- Blank has demonstrated that he is eminently qualified and more than capable of handling the job…