Tag Archives: Vermont Agency of Education

Local News
August 22, 2018

Help wanted: Teachers, principals in demand in many districts

By Lola Duffort/ VTDigger

In Rutland City, school administrators searched high and low for a qualified higher-level math teacher this spring.

Coming up empty, they asked their counterparts in neighboring towns if they could recommend anyone on the market. Basically everyone responded the same way…

News Briefs
January 17, 2018

Leahy arranges for donation of computers to Vermont classrooms

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has arranged for a shipment of 25 surplus computers to five Vermont Schools through the U.S. Senate’s Computers for Schools programs.  Overseen by the Senate’s Sergeant At Arms, the program was established to offer surplus computers to classrooms across the country.

Local News
August 16, 2017

New merger plans in the works for area towns

By Evan Johnson

After multiple failed votes and revotes, school officials in four central Vermont towns are exploring or putting forward new consolidation plans for their area schools.  Royalton and Bethel are now moving forward on a possible partnership, as are Rochester and Stockbridge.

In…

News Briefs
March 30, 2016

Students compete in Olympiad of Architectural History

By Rebecca Reimers

The small group of students arrived at Rutland Middle School’s technology lab right after school ended one recent Wednesday, logged onto their computers, and began working on their projects before the school’s technology teacher, Jack Adams, returned to the tech lab…

News Briefs
January 26, 2016

Vermont Community Foundation awards nonprofit organizations

The Vermont Community Foundation (VCF) has announced that the Innovations and Collaborations Grant program awarded $312,000 to 20 nonprofit organizations in Vermont in the fall of 2015. One of several competitive grant programs, Innovations and Collaborations supports projects that help nonprofits collaborate across sectors and…

Senate panel to approve education governance bill
Local News
April 22, 2015

Senate panel to approve education governance bill

The Great Divide

Enrollment, Staffing and Spending Trends, 2001-2014

Data: Vermont Agency of Education. Chart by Diane Zeigler / VTDigger.org

By Amy Ash Nixon, VTDigger.org

The Senate Education Committee was expected to…

State News
April 8, 2015

Small and Rural Schools Caucus forms in House

By Amy Ash Nixon, VTDigger.org

As a bill that requires larger school systems works its way through the Legislature, a group of House lawmakers has formed a Small and Rural Schools Caucus to focus on issues that could affect their districts. The group…