A nearly $64 million surplus in the state’s education fund is not expected to forestall increasing tax rates, caused by rising property values and school spending.
In the Orleans Central Supervisory Union, the departure points to persistent staffing shortages.
The decisive vote was a victory for advocates of small elementary schools. But, amid declining enrollment and rising costs, it raises questions about both districts’ futures.
Clark defeated first-time Republican candidate Mike Tagliavia to become the first woman elected attorney general in Vermont.
The longtime Democratic lawmaker defeated perennial Republican candidate H. Brooke Paige.
In line with national trends, Vermont’s scores on the National Assessment of Academic Progress declined since 2019.
After the closure of Woodside Juvenile Rehabilitation Center, the state was left with few options for youths charged with violent crimes. A state plan to open more beds is still light on details.
State officials will release $2.5 million to mitigate PCBs as a statewide testing effort kicks into gear. Legal action could also be on the table.
Some parents who made the switch to homeschooling during the pandemic plan to stick with it, a state official said. But many home study students returned to public school in the fall of 2021.
After nearly two years spent in a “weird statutory hellscape,” Ripton Elementary School is back where it started. Has anything changed?