Neuromedical research on brain development shows that early childhood is crucial. A new film exploring the subject was screened Tuesday in Montpelier, and experts made the case that quality care in a child’s first years can have a lifetime of positive impact.
BURLINGTON — Service and maintenance workers at the University of Vermont have ratified a contract with the school, UVM announced Friday. The contract gives workers an overall pay increase of 8 percent over three years, including a 2.25 percent raise retroactive to July 1. Non-represented staff and faculty also will receive a retroactive upward adjustment of […]
The three-person interim leadership team of Burlington School District have announced their resignations. They said continued disrespect by school board members makes it impossible to accomplish their goals. The three had taken the reins of the district after the resignation of the former superintendent earlier this year.
South Burlington teachers ratified a three-year contract with the school board Monday evening, according to a news release issued by the school board. Classes already had resumed Monday, following a four-day teachers’ strike, after union leaders and school board members reached a tentative contract agreement over the weekend. Members of the South Burlington Education Association […]
School was back in session in South Burlington on Monday, following four days of canceled classes due to a teachers’ strike in the district. On Saturday evening, mediator Joseph McNeil announced that after 29 hours of negotiating, the school board and the South Burlington Education Association had reached a tentative agreement. No details were disclosed, […]
This article is by Lisa McCormack, of the Stowe Reporter, in which it was first published Oct. 16, 2014. Morristown is among a growing number of towns calling for a two-year freeze on the statewide school property tax rate. The Morristown Select Board voted unanimously Sept. 29 to support the resolution, written and passed by […]
Johnson State College is beginning the search for a new president to replace Barbara Murphy, who plans to retire at the end of June, 2015. In a letter to faculty dated Oct. 8, outgoing Vermont State Colleges Chancellor Tim Donovan solicited recommendations for search committee members. The search committee will be chaired by Trustee Jerome […]
South Burlington teachers voted Tuesday afternoon to strike if a contract agreement isn’t reached by next Tuesday, Oct. 14. Health care and salaries are the primary sticking points in negotiations. A press release from the South Burlington Education Association, associated with the Vermont chapter of the National Education Association, criticized school board members for “walking […]