State Senator Chris West | WYPR

State Senator Chris West

Baltimore County

Two bills that would have given Baltimore County more oversight over the school system are dead in the Maryland General Assembly.

One would have given the county’s inspector general the authority to investigate fraud, waste and abuse in the school system. The other would have allowed the county to attach strings to some of the money it sends to the schools.

John Lee

Legislation that would give Baltimore County’s executive and the county council more control over how the school system spends money is racist, according to the county NAACP.

Baltimore County

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski wants the county’s inspector general to have oversight authority of the county school system.