VTDigger publishes a wide range of stories about Vermont’s educational system from early childhood education issues to public and private K-12 schools to higher education. Our education reporter is Tiffany Pache. She can be reached at [email protected]
The Integrated Arts Academy in Burlington has been recognized by first lady Michelle Obama for making sure students in kindergarten through 12th grade have an hour of physical activity during their school day. The national award is part of the Let’s Move! campaign started by the first lady to encourage schools to offer more chances […]
The move is not without caveats, though, including an unwillingness by the board to deficit spend or cut the budget to reach a contract agreement.
Editor’s note: This article by Rick Jurgens was first published in the Valley News on Sept. 24, 2016. HANOVER — Investment losses of $100 million and distributions to support operations of $209 million drove a 4 percent decline in the value of Dartmouth College’s endowment, which was $4.5 billion when fiscal year 2016 ended on […]
The school will now be known as The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont.
Agency of Education data shows uneven student performance across schools, and reveals that low-income and special education students are still underserved.
The union is calling for further negotiations but has refused to accept the contract the school board imposed after earlier talks failed.
After listening to one of three holdouts on the Addison Northeast study committee, the board approved the merger proposal to go before local voters.
The money coming to the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is part of the federal Talent Search program and is a small increase over the past five-year grant of $2.2 million.
Having heard complaints from town clerks, state officials and residents, the study committee has delayed a four-town vote on merging school districts until Town Meeting Day.
An enrollment increase of 42 percent in first-year students is attributed to a new scholarship program. The school also welcomes a new visual arts center and dean of students.
Editor’s note: This article by Maddi Shaw was first published in the Brattleboro Reformer on Sept. 16, 2016. TOWNSHEND — Leland & Gray Union High School was nationally recognized as one of the Gold Schools of Opportunity through the Schools of Opportunity project. Twenty schools from Vermont to California are acknowledged as 2016 “Schools of […]
In two years, the number of Vermont schools participating in a meal program that gives free breakfast and lunch to all students has nearly doubled.
Some providers didn’t finish the needed security checks by the start of the school year. The superintendents association says that’s a problem, while the state says affected districts can simply delay the new pre-K program.