Hundreds of high school students from throughout the region marched on the capital Wednesday to let lawmakers know they want action to stem the tide of what they believe is man-made global warming.
Asked by a committee member about why private centers were doing a better job than their public school counterparts, the presenters squirmed mightily.
More than once, a speaker noted that participation in the meeting “is in no way intended as an affirmation of the legality of the State Board of Education’s Report and Order on statewide school merger decisions” issued on Nov. 30, 2018.
“This course charts the rise of the ‘angry white male’ in America and Britain since the 1950s, exploring the deeper sources of this emotional state while evaluating recent manifestations of male anger,” according to a description of the class.
“Students who have already answered the question will not have it scored, and students who take the makeup test this week will be instructed not to answer that question,” Riley wrote to superintendents and school leaders Sunday.
Katie Tatum, of Arlington, Vermont, was working hard to fulfill a dream she had since high school — to become a Registered Nurse, along with obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree. Four weeks ago, her dream was crushed. Katie was enrolled in the BSN program at Southern Vermont College.
More than a hundred students and education activists crowded into the Statehouse and Plaza Hotel on Wednesday to advocate for increasing school choice throughout Vermont.
The recently disclosed college admissions scandal underscores the notion that the rich play by a different set of rules, and that the college admissions process is not based on merit.
Malcolm Abbott took to the street to defend his parents against allegations that they bribed college test proctors to inflate his sister’s college entrance scores, by strolling out the front door of his family’s multi-million dollar Fifth Avenue co-op and lighting up a blunt.
Students who took advantage of the school choice option committed fewer crimes than counterparts in public schools. As young adults, these students committed about 53 percent fewer drug crimes and 86 percent fewer property crimes.
These programs are not about what’s best for kids; they are not about what’s best for parents. They are, in fact, damaging to both. Government-funded pre-K is about what’s best for employers — forcing taxpayers to subsidize employees’ childcare expenses.