News Briefs

News Briefs from the Lakes Region

Latest Act 46 snag The new district consolidation law stands in the way of what could be a successful merger on Rutland County’s western boundary. The folks who created merger mandates failed to consider that laws permitting districts to designate […]

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Op - Ed

Tweaking Act 46 for kids’ education

Shap Smith By House Speaker Shap Smith The first major hurdle of the 2016 legislative session was resolved this past Saturday when lawmakers approved a tweak to the cost containment threshold in Act 46, last year’s education governance reform bill. […]

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News Briefs

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke RUTLAND COUNTY School merger decisions looming ahead at Town Meeting Town Meeting Day across Vermont gives local communities across the state an opportunity to choose who implements the day-to-day running of towns and school districts. In addition […]

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