Controversial legislation often takes a circuitous route through the Legislature, and such is the case with H.883, the education governance, or school board consolidation bill. On Tuesday, expectations among members of the House Education Committee were high. They anticipated tweaking the legislation in House Ways and Means and their own committee and then watching the […]
Unless the bill is revived, neither a proposed two-year moratorium nor study will take effect.
Montpelier voters braved the rain on Tuesday to pass a new, slightly slimmer school budget by a vote of 914 to 565. The new budget came in at $17,826,803, trimming $158,266 from the $17,985,069 budget voters rejected 1,211 to 1,130 on Town Meeting Day.
The Vermont Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Board of Directors has voted to close the Austine School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Williams Center in June.
The House Ways and Means and Education committees will hold a public hearing on H.883, a bill that calls for the consolidation of school boards and administration, from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday in Room 11 at the Statehouse. Witnesses can sign up to testify at 4:30 p.m. outside the hearing room. Each person gets two minutes […]
The Rutland Northeast and Rutland Addison supervisory unions on March 26 both passed resolutions officially rejecting H.833, the school consolidation bill.
One vote. That was the margin of defeat for the Leland & Gray Union Middle and High School budget on Wednesday as residents in five member towns voted 300-299 to reject the fiscal year 2015 spending plan a second time.