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Frank Will Not Seek School Board Re-Election

January 26th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

There are three seats on the Allegany County Board of Education up for election this year- but it appears only two of the incumbents will be running for another term.  Board member Deb Frank confirmed to WCBC News that due to professional and personal reasons she had decided not to pursue re-election. Ms Frank said her program at Allegany College of Maryland, for the first time, is seeking accreditation which can be a  laborious process; and her daughter has graduated with an elementary education degree and the school board’s nepotism policy would eliminate her ability to land a job with the local school system. For those reasons she has opted not to run again. Presently only one candidate, incumbent Robert Farrell is on file; however fellow incumbent David Bohn is expected to follow suit. The current lack of candidates is a concern for Ms. Frank…