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In-Person Instruction a Top Priority for New BOE Member

November 5th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Although she will be the rookie member of the Allegany County Board of Education when she is sworn into office in January- Crystal Bender was the top vote getter in Tuesday’s election- and that distinction can carry some weight in the board dynamic. The school board has been somewhat fractured in the past few years- and a new voice and a new perspective can potentially serve as a swing vote, shifting the board’s focus and direction moving forward. Appearing on WCBC’s “Dave Norman Show” on the morning following her victory, Bender said her top priority will be working toward a safe return to the classrooms for students…