Top public universities pay administrators with jobs related to diversity initiatives an average of $175,088 per year, substantially more than other professors and faculty members.
Another proposed district merger has failed, and now a handful of schools in Windsor County face an uncertain future as the next Act 46 deadline approaches.
A group of active and former school board members are behind a complaint to the U.S. Department of Justice alleging that Act 46 violates numerous federal laws.
Like Washington Central Supervisory Union, about 100 districts have not merged under Act 46 and have no scheduled merger vote. Of that number, around 40 are weighing an alternative governance structure.
The U.S. Department of Education has delayed enforcement of a new rule that lets college students have school loans discharged for virtually any claim of “fraud.”
As of this writing, lawmakers in six states have enacted education savings accounts: Arizona, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee, Nevada, and North Carolina.
The smoke has cleared from the legislative battlefield of 2017, and it’s a good time to review the outcome to see who got what — and what lies ahead.
Another school merger vote was denied by Vermonters last week, leaving another local community with looming deadlines to conform to Act 46, the state’s 2015 school district consolidation law.