Maryland’s Governor-elect Could Alter State Education Board Membership

Dr. Charlene M. Dukes. Courtesy of Prince George’s Community College.

As reported by WBALTV, Maryland’s Governor-elect Larry Hogan will have the opportunity to appoint new members on up to half of the seats on the State Board of Education over the course of the 2015 year.  As reported,

Hogan will get to appoint at least a half dozen new members to the State Board of Education. . . Half of the 12-member state board could be replaced before the end of the year. That includes the president, Charlene Dukes, whose term ended in 2014. . .Lillian Lowery, the state schools chief, was hired by the board during the O’Malley administration. She’s under a four-year contract which runs out in the summer of 2016.

For more information, see the whole story from WBALTV.