A ruling by Maryland’s highest court this week is likely to spur student school board members to seek equal authority with their board peers — and full voting rights. The Maryland Court of Appeals ruled that having a student member on the Howard County school board does not “run afoul of the Maryland constitution.” Two parents had challenged the authority of a student member who cast a pivotal vote against opening schools during the pandemic.
Maryland’s highest court ruled in favor of a student school board member in Howard County. Now students plan to push for full voting rights
August 26, 2022