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 Amy Nixon. She can be reached at [email protected]
Vermont may be one of the early national adopters of statewide public pre-K if the program launches completely next year, but the districts involved in this fall’s rollout are discovering the stumbling blocks in the meantime.
The University of Vermont and its part-time faculty have reached agreement on a new contract. “We are pleased that the mediation process has led to an agreement with our part-time faculty,” said Wanda Heading-Grant, vice president for Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at UVM. The part-time faculty, represented by United Academics, have been formally […]
One thing is certain: No matter what path the Stowe School Board takes, education taxes will rise sharply over the next several years.
There has been a significant rise in the number of childhood abuse and neglect cases in Vermont over the past few years, according to the Child in Need of Care or Supervision (CHINS).
Young children who are exposed to continuous abuse and neglect can suffer damage to the brain that affects everything from their ability to learn and make a living to their physical and mental health.
Agency of Education secretary says the State Board of Education’s clarification of Act 46 did not “change the landscape.”
Editor’s note: This article is by Derek Carson of the Bennington Banner, in which it was first published Oct. 1, 2015. BENNINGTON — A group of residents are in the process of reporting the Mount Anthony Union School Board to the state for what they believe was an illegal use of executive session. Jeanne Conner, […]
University embarks on plans to increase endowed professorships, add scholarships and fund several capital projects.
A Vermont nonprofit that supports afterschool and summer enrichment classes in science, technology, engineering and math education (STEM) has been awarded a $120,000 grant from the Noyce Foundation to increase the reach of the program around the state and to provide professional development and improve the overall quality of the courses. “We want kids to […]
Landmark College ushered in its 30th year with a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics building and a visit from the governor on Saturday.
Editor’s note: This article is by Derek Carson of the Bennington Banner, in which it was first published Sept. 28, 2015. POWNAL — Pownal Elementary School Board members are seeking legal counsel on whether they should comply with an order from the secretary of education that they cease running their own school buses. At Wednesday’s […]
All but one school board in the Brattleboro-based Windham Southeast Supervisory Union has voted to explore merging districts under Act 46, some board members say the process is weighted too heavily toward quick consolidation.
Michael Colby of Walden has filed a complaint with the Freedom From Religion Foundation in Madison, Wisconsin, alleging that the supervisory union improperly held a meeting about the state’s new education reform law, Act 46, in a Peacham church.