Tag Archives: merger

Local News
June 7, 2017

With second merger vote looming, Royalton asks, “What if?”

By Tiffany Danitz Pache, VTDigger

Local residents met this week to go over their options under Act 46 in preparation for a June 13 revote on a school district merger with Rochester and Bethel.

In April, Royalton voters overwhelmingly rejected the same proposal, but resident…

Local News
March 22, 2017

Two towns reject school merger

By Stephen Seitz

BARNARD—Act 46 is getting off to a creaky start, at least for some. The law, which went into effect in 2015, has the goal of merging Vermont’s school districts in the hope of providing better education, as well as get a better…

Local News
March 15, 2017

Most merger votes yield consolidated districts

By Tiffany Danitz Pache, VTDigger

Out of the 10 school district mergers put to voters on Town Meeting Day, three were completely successful, including a large all-school choice district in the Northeast Kingdom, while four unification votes failed. Three others will create modified unified unions,…

February 22, 2017

Vote “yes” on school board merger

Dear Editor,

Attention Killington taxpayers and residents: on Tuesday, March 7, you will be asked to vote “yes” or “no” to a potential Act 46 merger of our local school board into a new consolidated board consisting of members from other towns in our present…