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Forum Held To Garner Input On Next Maryland State Superintendent of Schools

February 20th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Fewer than a dozen people were in attendance at Allegany High School Wednesday afternoon for a regional forum designed to garner input on the next Maryland State Superintendent of Schools. Superintendent Karen Salmon, who has headed the state system since 2016, announced in December she will not seek another term. Her contract ends June 30. The Maryland State Board of Education, working with search firm Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, are holding forums across the state this week including two in Cumberland. The focus was to ascertain characteristics necessary to lead the state’s education system.  Three members of the Allegany County Board of Education were among those offering input, including Board President Tammy Fraley…


2 Responses to “Forum Held To Garner Input On Next Maryland State Superintendent of Schools”

  1. February 20, 2020 at 6:53 am, Ken said:

    Didn’t hear any meeting announcements on WCBC, or any other news media for that matter. No wonder why there was less than a dozen people in attendance.


  2. February 20, 2020 at 9:09 am, LRH said:

    Yes, a whole of the “public meeting” notices are published one time in the fine print back on page 83 of a newspaper no one reads. And then…….are you ready, they say with a straight face…….”we announced and advertised the meeting..the public had their opportunity to provide impute.”


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