Taxpayers send a message to Montpelier about the statewide property tax formula, school boards’ association says. At least 34 school budgets rejected on Town Meeting Day.
Editor’s note: This article is by Howard Weiss-Tisman of the Brattleboro Reformer, in which it was first published March 4, 2014. MARLBORO — Representatives from six area colleges met Monday to sign a memorandum of understanding that establishes the Windham Higher Education Cooperative. Under terms of the understanding students from Community College of Vermont, Landmark […]
This article is by Howard Weiss-Tisman of the Brattelboro Reformer, in which a longer version was first published Feb. 24, 2014. PUTNEY — Landmark College has received a $2 million gift, the largest single gift in the school’s history, and the college hopes to begin construction on a new $10 million science, technology, engineering and […]
The union representing faculty at the University of Vermont issued a report Monday showing that administrative salaries have more than doubled in the past 10 years. The analysis was released on the day that faculty and university officials began negotiations on a new three-year contract. Denise Youngblood, president of UVM’s local of United Academics, said […]
Editor’s note: This column is by Jim Kenyon of the Valley News, in which it was first published Jan. 26, 2014. Joel Cook has been a fixture in the Vermont Statehouse for 30 years. When he’s not monitoring proceedings in legislative committee rooms, where proposed laws are crafted and debated, he often can be found […]