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Did Jim Smith kill the elected school board?

Judy Miller, the education chairwoman for the League of Women Voters of Baltimore County, writes that former County Executive James T. Smith Jr., with the support of state Sen. Delores Kelley, appears to have circumvented the intent of legislation establishing a task force to consider alternative ways to pick Baltimore County's school board. She writes that the decision not to consider elected or hybrid boards is less disturbing than the way it was made.
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