Students on School Boards in Maryland

The following are facts about students on school boards in Maryland. In Maryland, school districts are operated by county governments; instead of being called districts, they are called counties – but they are the same thing. County School Boards In 1972, the Maryland state department of education reported that they encouraged local school boards to consider […]

Montgomery County Board of Education

According to a local school newsletter, the first proposal for a non-voting student representative to join the Montgomery County Board of Education in Maryland emerged in 1975. In 1977, the Maryland General Assembly amended Section 3-701 of the Education Article of the Annotated Code of the Public General laws of Maryland to create a nonvoting student […]

Anne Arundel Student Saves District Money

A student on the Anne Arundel County, Maryland, school board saved his district hundreds of thousands of dollars through his contributions to district leadership. Anne Arundel County sits on the shores of Chesapeake Bay, halfway in between Baltimore and Washington, DC. According the county government website, Anne Arundel is a diverse, growing area, measuring up to the […]