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Stunning 24 Hrs For Allegany Co. Board of Education

October 28th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

It was a stunning 24 hours for the Allegany County Board of Education last Tuesday with the state board of education voting to remove Wayne Foote; and the state superintendent denying the board’s request to appoint Jeff Blank as the permanent superintendent. In a wide ranging interview with WCBC News, board member Tammy Fraley discussed Foote’s removal and the subsequent process that will be used to replace him; the performance of the board’s legal counsel regarding the Blank situation; and the changing dynamics of the board. Fraley voted with three other board members in late December to request the state remove Foote for misconduct in office.  Some, including Foote himself, have called the last minute action taken by the outgoing board in a hastily called special meeting just before Christmas, politically motivated. Fraley dismisses that notion, saying that the issues outlined by the December resolution had been discussed by the board for several months- and Foote was aware of those concerns…


On the superintendent matter, Fraley said the fact that Board Attorney Mike Llewellyn failed to advise the board of all the legal questions relating to changing Blank from interim to permanent, is a red flag for her…

5 Responses to “Stunning 24 Hrs For Allegany Co. Board of Education”

  1. October 28, 2019 at 9:15 am, mac said:

    It seems that Tammy Fraley has become the defacto mouthpiece for the entire board.
    Please give us the views of other board members rather than deferring to Tammy Fraley.


    • October 28, 2019 at 1:30 pm, TJ said:

      > Check the feeds from last week – both Mr. Farrell and Dr. Bohn were on the radio providing THEIR opinions. Maybe you should check your sources Mr. Mac.


  2. October 28, 2019 at 1:29 pm, Dan said:

    Tammy Fraley needs removed!


  3. October 28, 2019 at 3:46 pm, j.r. lepley said:

    maybe she want to be the third amigo,, since there s an opening!!!!!!


  4. October 28, 2019 at 9:29 pm, Gary said:

    The other two amigos are always referred to on here! Nice to hear a different voice; a reasonable one at that!


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