The sale of three Vermont College of Fine Arts buildings — Gary Library, Martin Hall and the Crowley Center — is off, but a separate sale of different buildings is now pending, according to administrators.
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‘A genuine act of hate’: Swastika found in gender-neutral bathroom at Montpelier High School
“That message is meant to make people feel as if they don’t belong and spread fascist ideas into our most vulnerable and beautiful communities,” a student said.
Personal information of 7,000 retired Vermont teachers stolen in cybersecurity attack
The Vermont Treasurer’s Office said most of the information taken by the still-unknown attackers were names, dates of birth and addresses, as well as medical and insurance information. It underscored that social security numbers were not taken.
Vermont children are struggling with mental health. Could lawmakers have done more?
Some feel that the youth mental health crisis did not get the attention it deserved in the past legislative session.
Orange Southwest reaches settlement in locker room lawsuit
The language of the settlement document notes that it is a compromise and “is not in any way to be construed as admission of liability or wrongdoing.”
Camels Hump student reaches National Spelling Bee semifinals
Eighth grader Elise Cournoyer, who won the Vermont Spelling Bee in March, was one of 56 semifinalists in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and the only Vermonter on the stage in Washington, D.C.
Brattleboro Union High School poised to 'Bear' a new nickname
The school’s governing board is set to receive the results of a student vote to replace the “Colonel” with a new “Bear” moniker and mascot.
Harwood board adopts new policy to ban dangerous student restraints
The move means that the school district will now have stricter guidelines in place than state policy allows when it comes to employees and contracted staff who need to manage challenging student behaviors.
After resignations over ‘Chieftain’ name, Green Mountain school board brings back 2 members
Earlier this month, the Green Mountain school board voted to keep its controversial ‘Chieftain’ mascot name, prompting three school board members and the superintendent to resign.
Pennsylvania college administrator to be interim president at Saint Michael’s
Lewis Thayne, retired president of Pennsylvania’s Lebanon Valley College, will lead Saint Michael’s until a permanent president is selected next year.