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Declining enrollment in Vermont’s public schools is at a breaking point: The state’s student population has dropped by 21,000 since 1997, and population projections show continuing declines through at least 2030.
Declining enrollment, rising school spending: The data behind the crisis. An investigation by Amy Ash Nixon, Diane Zeigler and Hilary Niles.
The 2015 VTDigger/Castleton Polling Institute survey of 700 Vermonters found support for Gov. Peter Shumlin flagging, but showed an interest in gun regulations and tax options. See the complete results here.
Eight facts you need to know about Vermont’s new cellphone law. A VTD-411
Halfway Hotels: Vermont’s Quick Fix for Homelessness. A VTDigger Investigation by Laura Krantz and Cory Dawson.
It’s election season again in Vermont. Need to know who’s running for state and county offices in your area? Try VTDigger’s candidate listings tool.
The VTDigger/Castleton Polling Institute poll is based on data from 682 interviews drawn from a random sample of registered voters in Vermont. Interviews were conducted by phone by from March 31 to April 7, 2014. Thirteen percent of interviews were conducted with registered voters on cellphones. The data reported are weighted based on estimations of the population of Vermont registered voters to account for differential in response rates among age groups.
This special section explains how Vermont’s health care exchange works for individuals and small businesses. The guide includes interactive subsidy graphs, a navigator map and detailed information about subsidies, penalties and tax ramifications.
Gov. Peter Shumlin’s first priority following Paris seems to be exploiting the tragedy for political gain and bullying his opponents.
Our state is full of educators who quietly go above and beyond to support our children, knowing that if they don’t, nobody will.
Each and every day, millions of Americans face the uncertainty of not knowing when they and their families will have their next meals.
“If the idea is to have meaningful participation, a two-hour webinar in the middle of the work day just doesn’t pass the laugh test.” – Sen. Anthony Pollina , of the online public input process.