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.”
The debate over public funding of private schools includes whether they should have to educate all students, as long as there is room.
“Those communities are not crazy to think it is part of a philosophical push that has been in the air for some years,” said one lawmaker, harking back to failed legislation on public money for private education.
A possible “flight club” captured on video and posted online has prompted a police investigation in Rutland. Police would say little, other than to confirm a probe is underway. No serious injuries were reported. Rutland City Police Chief Brian Kilcullen could not be reached for comment. The video shared on social media shows fist fights, […]
Nearly 60 percent of Vermont students now live, or will soon be living, in a unified district, according to the administration.
Thirty-seven budgets were struck down in 2014 when calls for tax relief hit a fever pitch.
Some will involve fewer towns than they could have, and two of the rejections hung on a single voter’s ballot in Wells.
He is the longest-serving president in the institution’s history by four years.
The merger passed in every town by at least a 2-to-1 margin, according to an official. It will combine districts in nine towns into one, with about 1,700 students.
Voters in Windham Central Supervisory Union accepted one school district merger but rejected another. In Windham Northeast, a merger of four towns failed.
The Middlebury president promised an independent investigation. Police also will look into allegations that a protester injured a professor.
Residents in 57 school districts will vote Tuesday on whether to merge into 10 larger districts. If all are approved, Vermont will shed two supervisory unions.