Education

DEERFIELD VALLEY- Twin Valley School Board members discussed a gloomy education funding outlook and authorized several priority building maintenance projects.
Windham Southwest Supervisory Union Superintendent Barbara Anne Komons-Montroll relayed key points from a statewide discussion that...
MONTPELIER- Education and connectivity were center-stage at Gov. Phil Scott’s press conference Wednesday.  
Gov. Scott said he, and others, were “very concerned” about the drop in revenue for Vermont coffers, including the education fund.  “Very little money is going into the general fund...
MONTPELIER- Educators and parents from around the state offered testimony at a Senate Committee on Education hearing on a study of pupil weighting in Vermont’s education funding formula. 
The study, which concluded that the current pupil weighting system that determines districts’ “...
WILMINGTON- Whitingham and Wilmington residents gathered under the leaking ceiling in the Twin Valley Elementary School cafetorium Tuesday evening for Twin Valley School District’s budget information and annual meeting.
At a regular board meeting held earlier in the evening, board members...
Urges thinking about “21st century schools” HALIFAX- Vermont Education Secretary Dan French visited Halifax Monday evening, to answer questions posed by Southern Valley Unified Union School District School Board members and the public. 
One district resident directed...

Vermont Education Secretary Dan French
MONTPELIER - A memo from the Agency of Education titled “Designing Our Future: A Blueprint for Transforming Vermont’s Education System” was released last week. In its 32 pages it describes a complete redesign of Vermont’s school system that would create one statewide school district, putting...
WILMINGTON- Former Rep. David Larsen has released a memoir detailing the 10 years he spent in the Vermont House of Representatives.  
Larsen will offer a discussion with selected readings from his book, “Small Town Rep, my personal and political journey to and through Vermont’s State House...
MONTPELIER- Vermont Tax Commissioner Kaj Samsom recently released education tax rates and yield figures for fiscal year 2020, and called for communities to keep budget increases under 1.7%.
Statewide education tax rates will remain the same for the 2020 tax year as they are in the current...

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