A UVM study presented to lawmakers Wednesday showed that Vermont’s special education costs are disproportionately high relative to other states.
A new report from Vermont’s early childhood state advisory council says parents continue to have difficulties finding good childcare, despite the state’s expanding prekindergarten program.
Tuesday’s re-vote of the school district merger proposal in Woodford re-confirmed the initial results, and by an even wider margin.
High education costs, pre-K administration and marijuana legalization were priority issues for lawmakers in their first week back at the Statehouse for the 2018 legislative session.
On Tuesday, Bazyk said that the gym, which had been already been scheduled for major renovations this spring as part of the school district’s $1.6 million facilities project, will now remain closed until those renovations are complete.
Like many towns across the state, Arlington’s school board has worked to limit any increases in spending, but is still facing the prospect of a sizeable property tax hike.
When Act 46 was signed into law in 2015, no one knew exactly what to expect from the law that promised to overhaul the way the state’s education system was governed.
Sanders won the point of order, and the parents of homeschooled K-12 kids will be denied the use of their 529 account to assist their kids to get a better education, while Bernie rages on about the rich and the big corporations.
While the bill has much to praise, it leaves significant room for improvement. Here are some of the key reforms — and shortcomings — of the bill.