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Howard High School Student Elected To Education Board

COLUMBIA, MD — Zach Koung, a Howard High School rising senior, was recently elected the 2020-2021 student member of the board of education. The Howard County Association of Student Councils (HCASC) held the election online earlier this month, since the originally scheduled April election date was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic-related school closure.

As the new student member of the board of education, Koung will be eligible to vote on all issues except those pertaining to budget, personnel or other restricted matters.

“My desire to help bring change in Howard County is what inspired me to run for SMOB,”

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NC Board of Education Meets To Hash Out How To Reopen Schools

NORTH CAROLINA — The North Carolina State Board of Education met Thursday morning to discuss how schools could reopen in the state in the upcoming school year. The meeting comes days after state public health officials unveiled new guidance for schools outlining possible scenarios for reopening in the fall.

Under the new interim guidance released Monday by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, K-12 public schools are preparing for three possible scenarios: resuming with minimum social distancing, resuming with moderate social distancing or resuming with remote learning only.

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