Tag Archives: schools

April 12, 2017

Local rules for local schools

Dear editor, Earl Butz was Richard Nixon’s Secretary of Agriculture and was famous for telling farmers to “get big or get out.” He was responsible for rolling back many New…

Op - Ed
April 5, 2017

Time to examine equity in public schools

By Rob Roper Equity and access to educational resources has been a hot topic surrounding the rules (or changes thereto) governing independent schools that accept tax dollars through Vermont’s tuitioning…

Local News
August 18, 2016

Act 46 by the numbers: Merger votes are in

By Tiffany Danitz Pache, VTDigger.org An overwhelming majority of towns that have voted so far have chosen to unite with neighboring towns to create larger governance structures for their schools….

Educators say small schools have a place
Local News
April 1, 2015

Educators say small schools have a place

By Lee J. Kahrs, Brandon Reporter As the Vermont Senate Education Committee continues its work on an education funding reform bill, small schools are once again under scrutiny as lawmakers…