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The membership of the Vermont Education Health Initiative voted Friday to replace the president of the Vermont NEA with the director of the Vermont School Boards Association.
The terms teachers agreed to aren’t very different from the imposition they fought so hard against.
The superintendent says the posts are “incongruent” with the district’s principles of diversity, equity and inclusion.
The United States has a higher level of income inequality than any other western nation. And in areas where families don’t have the resources to support children, education suffers, a leading expert told Vermont school board members and superintendents at an annual meeting on Thursday. “Achievement is not just about gaps it is also about […]
Health care reform deadlines are the reason so many contracts are coming due at the same time.
The savings are expected to be around $200,000 a year.
The board and the union had been at loggerheads over raises, teacher contributions to health care and reimbursement for graduate courses.
The school, initially dubbed The Mountain Academy, would unify four towns.
VTDigger has created visualizations of aggregated testing data by grade, by school and by county so that readers can see how students performed on the statewide tests in 2016.
Union complaint describes what it sees as a pattern of the school board failing to negotiate in good faith; Vermont Labor Relations Board to review situation.
School choice and town tuitioning became an issue after Act 46 was signed into law in 2015.
The union says it will strike as early as Oct. 20 if a mediation session the day before doesn’t yield an agreement. The school board imposed a contract after earlier talks failed.
Vermonters for Schools and Communities is casting a wide net in search of support, sending an appeal to every candidate for Vermont office and to school board members across the state.
Three Washington County legislators say the draft rules for alternative district governance structures aren’t flexible enough and don’t follow the Legislature’s intent.