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Lawmakers grant Vernon new Act 46 option

Language in a bill approved last week by the Legislature allows Vernon to extricate itself from a regional educational union. That may break a logjam in merger talks.

Merger incentives survive negotiations over education bill

A conference committee worked out a deal reflecting both legislative chambers’ priority issues. For the Senate the sticking point had to do with draft rules on private schools.

Political wrangling over private school rules splits Vermont Legislature

The state board entered “a game of chicken with the Legislature.”