Another round of mediation is scheduled for Tuesday. Meanwhile, two Republican lawmakers say boards should not be allowed to impose working conditions and teachers should not be allowed to strike.
Erik Wells, a district spokesman, confirmed there would be no school Friday, but declined to say when or how the board might make overtures to the union going forward.
Movement, not meetings, is what is needed for timely contract settlement for Burlington schools.
Three guidance counselors and a registrar have all quit their jobs at Burlington High School.
News Release — Burlington Education Association April 12, 2017 Contact: BEA President Fran Brock 802.825-7402 [email protected] BEA Seeks Settlement That Puts Students First Burlington, VT The Burlington Education Association and Burlington Board of School Commissioners will meet with a mediator on Tuesday, April 11 in an effort to reach a fair and respectful contract. The […]
Declaring an impasse will allow the two sides to bring in a mediator and factfinder to help broker a new contract
The legacy of this current board will be their failure to address the economic and academic issues across the district.
News Release — Burlington Board of School Commissioners June 29, 2016 Media Contact: Mark Porter Chair, Burlington Board of School Commissioners [email protected] Burlington, Vermont — Our school facilities are aging and it is crucial that we ensure that our facilities are both safe and able to support a high-quality education for all Burlington students. Several […]
News Release — Burlington Board of School Commissioners March 22, 2016 Media Contact: Mark Porter Chair, Burlington Board of School Commissioners [email protected] Burlington, Vermont — On Wednesday, March 23rd, the Board will meet with the Burlington Education Association (the teachers’ union) and a federal mediator in an effort to resolve the issues that led to […]
Burlington’s interim Schools Superintendent Howard Smith said that the new policy documents will hopefully ensure “a consistent set of procedures for investigating incidents.”
Last night, the Ad Hoc Superintendent Search Committee of the Burlington School Board identified two finalists for the position of permanent Superintendent for the Burlington School District.
The Burlington School Board of Commissioners announced today that it has selected Dr. Howard Smith to be the Interim Superintendent of Burlington Schools.
Beginning today, BREAKFAST and LUNCH will be provided at no charge to kids 18 and under at a variety of Burlington Schools and other locations.
Delivering on a promise made to the community last spring, the Burlington Schools released its 2013 Strategic Plan today to specifically and thoroughly address issues of equity, diversity and inclusion in the schools.