A 17-year-old student seated on Baltimore County’s school board chastised his adult counterparts this week for failing to confront what he described as deep division and incivility within the governing body. Christian Thomas, a rising senior at Eastern Technical High School, delivered the critique Tuesday during his first public school board meeting, stating he was “ashamed” the board had allowed conflict to fester. “Over the past few months as I’ve been preparing to join you all on the board, I’ve been watching,” Thomas said.
‘We are broken’; Baltimore County student representative admonishes school board for incivility
July 14, 2021