Board of Education should aim high in request for positions

One day after being sworn into office, the three new members of the Carroll County Board of Education got their first taste of the job they’ve been elected to do when Carroll County Public Schools’ staff provided a preliminary look at the school system’s fiscal year 2020 budget. With so many new faces and personalities on both the Board of Education and the school system’s primary funding body, the Board of County Commissioners, to say nothing of the news schools superintendent, it will make for an intriguing budgeting season this spring. Already among the BOE’s new members and the two who are midway through their terms, there seems to be some disagreement over how much funding the school system should request. (Carr. Co. Times)

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