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Act 46 consolidation proposals are becoming more complicated and sometimes serve fewer students than past mergers. The latest include Williamstown and Northfield.
Lawmakers approved the so-called “yield” bill using the same formula that has been in place for the past year.
The board has been enmeshed in a controversy over draft rules that would change the way the board reviews private schools that accept publicly funded students.
Funds will support comprehensive child care to 48 low-income infants, toddlers and their families to prepare the children for transition into Head Start and preschool.
About half of all school districts would see a tax hike. The changes would be retroactive for fiscal year 2018.
John O’Keefe of Manchester and former Sen. John Carroll will replace outgoing Chair Stephan Morse and Vice Chair Sean Marie Oller, sources said.
Declaring an impasse will allow the two sides to bring in a mediator and factfinder to help broker a new contract
The Education Committee supported legislation creating a special group to recommend how to move forward with controversial private school rules and making various other changes to laws.
Lawmakers are trying to create more options for parts of the state that have not found it easy to meet the goals of the school district merger law.
She said protesters’ anger at speaker Charles Murray, while wrongly expressed, was understandable in light of the “ugly” rhetoric from President Trump and its consequences.
Three candidates who have said they’re open to or support the concept of a regional school district were elected in place of three skeptics or outright opponents.
Smack dab in the middle of peak application time for college financial aid, the IRS shut down a tool used to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form online. On March 9, the Internal Revenue Service turned off the Data Retrieval Tool, which prefilled answers to questions for applicants. The IRS said […]
BURLINGTON — The Burlington School Board is crying foul because it says the city’s teachers union is refusing to hold public negotiations for its upcoming contract. “The people of Burlington want transparency,” said board Chair Mark Porter in a statement Monday. “We’ve made a concerted effort from the beginning to follow the same open negotiation […]
The activist, a scholar in residence at the college, says those who shouted down speaker Charles Murray appeared to show intolerance and “gave the bad guys a gift.”