The Westminster residential facility and school has reached agreements with “over 90% of the claimants,” according to an email obtained by VTDigger.
VTDigger publishes a wide range of stories about Vermont's educational system from early childhood education issues to public and private K-12 schools to higher education. Lola Duffort is our education reporter. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A bid by the Vermont State Colleges to sell a radio station may raise legal questions
Last year, Vermont Public announced plans to buy Northern Vermont University’s Lyndon radio station. A provision in Vermont law could complicate that sale.
Leaving on a joyful note: Brattleboro music teacher reflects on career
After nearly 37 years of teaching music and serving as band director and music department head at Brattleboro Union High School, Stephen Rice will take a final bow at a concert this week.
Green Mountain school board stands by ‘Chieftains’ name, drawing resignations
After months of back-and-forth, the Green Mountain Unified School District voted on Thursday to keep the name as its high school’s moniker. The vote led to the resignations of the superintendent and two board members.
University of Vermont names honors college after former Sen. Patrick Leahy
The school’s board of trustees approved a resolution Friday to officially name the honors college the Patrick Leahy Honors College.
New ethnic studies requirements will not apply to private schools, state board of ed decides
The board determined that those rules cannot apply to private schools under Vermont law. But members said they hoped to revisit the question of private schools soon.
Morristown Catholic school sheds bishop’s name
The school is changing its name in part because of the “unthinkable” alleged sexual abuse of children by priests under the bishop’s leadership.
Readsboro voters choose to keep the town’s school open
The election, conducted by Australian ballot, was scheduled after nearly 40 residents of the Bennington County town signed a petition calling for the school’s closure.
UVM faculty, staff seek apology for administration’s handling of federal antisemitism investigation
In an open letter to university President Suresh Garimella, more than 150 faculty members raised “serious concerns about (his) leadership and trustworthiness.”
UVM faculty union alleges unfair labor practice over switch to new educational software
United Academics, which represents roughly 700 faculty members, says that the University of Vermont administration increased workloads without a corresponding pay bump.