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Myers School Attendance Bill Meeting Opposition

February 6th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

Last week, Delegate LeRoy Myers introduced a bill in Annapolis that would allow children in Maryland to attend public school in an adjoining county if they live more than 30 miles away from the closest school in their home county, with the home county providing funding. House Bill 335 would essentially reverse the Allegany County Board of Education’s last year when it voted to phase out  the decade-old Washington County School Choice program last summer because of budget concerns. The School Board has sent letters to both the Allegany County Board of Commissioners and the District One Legislative Delegation strongly urging those officials to oppose the bill. Board President Sara Beth James:

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