Tag Archives: Education

Fifth-graders go to marsh for hands-on education
Local News
June 7, 2017

Fifth-graders go to marsh for hands-on education

WEST RUTLAND—On Thursday morning, June 1, West Rutland’s fifth-graders participated in Rutland County Audubon’s second Marsh Education Day at the West Rutland Marsh. Volunteers from Audubon manned four stations that the students rotated through every 30 minutes. The stations focused on four areas: the marsh…

College of St. Jo to host a Rumpus for Education

Saturday, April 29, 7 p.m.—RUTLAND—College of St. Joseph is hosting A Rumpus for Education, an evening of live storytelling, on April 29 at 7 p.m. The Rumpus is Rutland’s own version of “The Moth Radio Hour,” a weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts or props and often featuring…

State News
April 12, 2017

N.Y. will offer free public university education

First-in-the-nation program makes N.Y. state public universities tuition-free for residents making up to $125,000 per year; over 940,000 families qualify

New York will be the only state in the country to offer universal public college tuition coverage for working- and middle-class residents after the program…

Op - Ed
March 29, 2017

Education reform needed

By Will Patten

On Feb. 1 I attended a meeting of Vermont business leaders to discuss the importance of early childhood education. Governor Phil Scott came to address the group and received a spontaneous and enthusiastic standing ovation—not because he had cut business taxes or…

Letter
March 27, 2017

Windsor state senator challenged on education

Dear Editor, In his recent commentary in the Mountain Times, “Something to Write Home About,” Windsor County state senator Dick McCormack opines about “respecting the education fund.” He claims that he would never  raid the education fund for other purposes, due to his strong support for…

Letter
March 8, 2017

Windsor state senator challenged on education

Dear Editor,

In his recent commentary in The Mountain Times, “Something to Write Home About,” Windsor County state senator Dick McCormack opines about “respecting the education fund.” He claims that he would never  raid the education fund for other purposes, due to his strong support for…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
January 25, 2017

Voice lessons now being offered in Plymouth

PLYMOUTH—Instructor Dan Laubach is a recent graduate of Cairn University’s music education program with a concentration in voice. He’s taught both men and women, ages 10-50. He recently moved to the area and is excited to help expand the community’s love and passion for music. He specializes…

News Briefs
May 27, 2016

Nominations sought for 14th annual educator award

 

Anyone may nominate; deadline is June 15

Do you know a Vermont teacher who has inspired you and who deserves statewide recognition? The Vermont Humanities Council seeks nominations for its Victor R. Swenson Humanities Educator Award, which recognizes a Vermont educator in grades six…