Parents Complain About Board of Ed Decisions in Wicomico County

Jun 11, 2014

Parents told the Wicomico County Board of Education that they are upset by two recent decisions about where their children will attend school in the coming year.

During a public meeting yesterday that they said they were opposed to the district decision to consolidate its Magnet accelerated learning program.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that parents with children enrolled in the Magnet program at Pemberton Middle School complained about the decision to only have the program at North Salisbury Elementary School for the 2014-15 school year.

And they said they did not like the lack of transparency in making the decision. 

In addition, they said they did not like the recent ruling that cracked down on transfers based on high school sports programs.

Ben Brumley, president of the Wicomico County Parent Teacher Association, complained that the board had become less transparent in its decisions.