The Harassment, Hazing and Bullying Prevention Advisory Council has spent its past few meetings discussing whether it has done any good — and whether it should continue to exist.
More than a dozen police reports and interviews with former staffers paint a picture of a school struggling to respond to students in mental health crises.
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.