The Alliance Defending Freedom, a national Christian advocacy group that represented parents in two lawsuits against the state, declared victory after the agreement was filed in court.
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.
The books include English language favorites, such as “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” which the Bennington Free Library translated into Dari with the help of local volunteers.
One in every five taps tested was at or above the level requiring that it be removed, because it has a higher chance of harming children. Thousands of lead-tainted taps have been replaced or are no longer in use.
In the Orleans Central Supervisory Union, the departure points to persistent staffing shortages.
Alexander Collins won all four of his matches over the course of a two-day tournament held at Burlington City Hall. “I was kind of surprised, but I just felt good about how I played in the games,” he said.
The plows were named just before the winter season as part of the Agency of Transportation’s second annual “Name a Plow” Program.
The district, a product of Act 46 supervisory union mergers, is considering a name that’s less of a mouthful. Its student population hails from Woodstock, Barnard, Bridgewater, Pomfret, Reading, Killington and Plymouth.
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.
Brian Kippen of Tunbridge founded KAD Models and Prototypes in California before expanding the advanced manufacturing business to Randolph. Now, he’s teaching manufacturing and fabrication at the Randolph Technical Career Center, hoping to encourage young people to enter the field.