The Vermont Principals’ Association is encouraging schools to change mascots that marginalize students or community members.
Leaders aren’t eager to address dueling petitions on whether to replace the longtime moniker once attached to a “Pride of the South” Confederate mascot.
‘The sky’s the limit if you want to embrace technology,’ says Bill Holiday, believed to be the longest-serving educator working in the state today.
Many residents in the first town in the state to ban single-use plastic shopping bags have questioned why their union high school wants to replace grass with pricey synthetic turf.
Regardless of their income, residents of small Vermont towns can use state vouchers to send their children to boarding schools and ski academies. Some school-choice advocates want to replicate the program nationwide.
Brattleboro Union High School junior Ari Essunfeld is observing the date 3/14 by continuing to work on memorizing the ratio known as pi, commonly rounded to 3.14. So far he’s managed 3,140 digits beyond its decimal point.
More than 100 Brattleboro Union High School students and staffers rallied Friday against the newly appointed Betsy DeVos.
Act 46 and school choice concerns are driving Vernon’s push to withdraw from the regional Brattleboro Union High School District. But the other four district towns would need to approve its departure.
In an effort to preserve local control and school choice amid the statewide push for Act 46 mergers, the Vernon School Board has scheduled an Aug. 9 townwide vote on whether to drop out of the Brattleboro Union High School District.