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Tuesday, November 01, 2005

PG School Board: So who's dysfunctional now (Examiner Editorial)

(Updated, 24 Jan 2006)
"Examiner Editorial - So who's dysfunctional now?"
Examiner, November 1, 2005
In 2002, the Maryland legislature disbanded the elected Prince George's School Board, citing dysfunction, infighting and misuse of public funds to justify its strong-arm takeover of the state's second-largest school system. But the appointed board that replaced it - handpicked by former County Executive Wayne Curry, former Gov. Parris Glendening and current state School Superintendent Nancy Grasmick - has hardly been an improvement.
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And Board Chairman Beatrice Tignor wonders why enrollment is declining for the second year in a row.
Reminder: Anti-democracy legislators responsible for the current school board.

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