Tag Archives: University of Vermont

State News
February 24, 2016

Lawmakers discuss cost, number of special ed teachers in Vermont

By Michael Bielawski, Vermont Watchdog

Lawmakers seeking to control education costs in Vermont are discussing how many special education teachers is too many.

The House Education Committee on Feb. 11 invited Michael Giangreco, professor of education at the University of Vermont, to…

Op - Ed
January 15, 2016

It’s time for a new direction—dare to be great

By Bruce Lisman

After traveling the state for the last six years, I’ve heard many versions of the same challenges faced by Vermonters all across our state. Increased property taxes are making it harder to afford homes. Jobs that pay a livable wage are scarce….

Local News
September 9, 2015

Hunger Free Vermont responds to UVM Plate Waste Study

A study released Aug. 26 by researchers at the University of Vermont paints a picture of school meals that experts at Hunger Free Vermont say is misleading. New school meal regulations that were put into place at the start of the 2012-2013 school year in…

Local News
September 9, 2015

UVM welcomes Class of 2019, kicks off new offerings

A record number of students applied to the University of Vermont this year, and this week, UVM welcomes its new class—the most academically talented in school history. Incoming students earned an average GPA of 3.53 on a 4.0 scale and an average SAT score of…

News Briefs
September 8, 2015

Income tax trainings to be held in Essex and Killington

A two-day tax “school” is planned for two locations in November to update tax practitioners, accountants and other tax professionals on new tax legislation, regulations and rulings.

The dates for the 2015 University of Vermont (UVM) Extension Income Tax Schools are Nov. 10-11 at the…

News Briefs
July 1, 2015

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke

Worldly education

POULTNEY—With the adoption of its Generation Study Abroad Commitment last fall, Castleton set about doubling the number of students taking classes abroad by the year 2020. Doing so took far less time than that. By this fall, the school will…