Angry parents expressed outrage after Janine Turner gave a “conservative” presentation on the Constitution to fifth and sixth graders. Turner, the founder of “Constituting America,” spoke about patriotism and the meaning of America’s founding document.
The education gap between wealthier students, poorer students, and those with special need is a major problem, but the public education system as it is currently structured does nothing to fix it.
Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe has announced the results for the 2016-2017 Smarter Balanced Assessments for math and English, and according to the Agency of Education, student scores have dipped since last year.
Vermont’s high school grads go on to college, the military, the trades and other endeavors.
“Lady Justice is not blind on campuses today … this unraveling of justice is shameful, it’s wholly un-American.”
“Due process is the foundation of any system of justice that seeks a fair outcome. Due process either protects everyone, or it protects no one,” DeVos said.
Is the “refugee cap” a serious problem, or is the unwillingness to trim costs in the face of declining enrollments the reason why Vermont’s education and taxpayer burdens continue to increase?
The Vermont League of Cities and Towns is asking lawmakers to review Act 46 to hold the education governance law accountable to its promises.
Kids are diverse, and one size does not work for all. What is appropriate for one child may not be for another. Independent schools recognize this fact.