What started as a conversation last week on how independent schools can pay for special education services turned to a discussion of a broader question: Why are so many kids designated for special education in the first place?
Hundreds of students, staff and reporters gathered outside Montpelier High on Thursday for the ceremonial raising of the Black Lives Matter flag on school grounds.
The red House chamber of the Statehouse turned orange Tuesday evening as gun rights activists by the hundreds filled the room to speak out for Second Amendment rights.
In December, the Federal Communications Commission led by Chairman Ajit Pai voted to rescind the Obama-era Internet regulation known as net neutrality. Last week, state lawmakers in the Senate Committee on Finance listened to testimonies for and against legislation to re-establish the regulation for Vermont.
The Statehouse was flooded Wednesday with enough school children that at least one lawmaker had to emerge from her committee room to hush all the hallway chatter. The occasion? School Choice Week in Vermont.
Doubts have emerged over whether the new purchaser of Burlington Telecom is as committed to net neutrality as the company had indicated during the bidding process.
In his second budget address, Gov. Phil Scott kept close to his campaign promises and continued his crusade to keep state spending in line with Vermonters’ annual wage growth — about 2 percent.
The gears of the state economy were under a microscope late last week as lawmakers held hearings on a proposed increase in Vermont’s minimum wage from $10.50 to $15.00 per hour.
What standards should apply for private schools when they take public tuition money was the topic of discussion in the House Education Committee on Wednesday at the Statehouse.