Act 46

MIDDLEBURY | While perennial Vermont political candidate H. Brooke Paige doesn’t describe himself as a latter-day “David” in his fight against Vermont’s “Goliath” Act 46, the state’s compulsory school consolidation law... more

Oct 17, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

STARKSBORO — This year the Starksboro Selectboard increased in size from three to five members, and the Chair of the Board couldn’t be happier. more

Apr 14, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


News graphic by J. Kirk Edwards

Education spending and its commensurate negative effect on property taxes in Vermont has long been a thorny issue. more

Mar 29, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

In 2014, we helped shed light on a story about a married couple who bought a rural house in New Haven because it stood within the locally zoned Agriculture District... more

Dec 6, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials

MIDDLEBURY — Ten supervisory unions and supervisory districts throughout Vermont were selected for a Special Education Services Review, the Vermont Agency of Education announced today. more

Nov 29, 2016 11:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

RUTLAND — Two more Vermont towns discussed district consolidation possibilities under Act 46, and so far the outlook is positive for keeping school choice. more

Nov 22, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

For years, indeed decades, Vermont’s public school Establishment has regularly found ways to put pressure on the non-sectarian independent schools that receive tuition for pupils from the 90 “tuition towns”. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

Back in July, we mentioned here that the Ethan Allen Institute has become an essential component of democracy in Green Mountain State, especially when it comes to learning how your state representative and senator vote during the legislative session. more

Aug 30, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials

ORWELL — Voters in Orwell again rejected a plan to merge school districts under Act 46, Vermont’s district consolidation law. more

Jun 28, 2016 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

During this year’s election campaign, new candidates for the Vermont House and Senate come armed to the teeth for the battle. more

Jun 21, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials

The 2016 legislative session is now history, and it’s worthwhile to assess its production. more

May 23, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor


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MONTPELIER — Representatives and concerned citizens gathered at the Statehouse last week to study the continued impact of Act 46 on school choice in Vermont. more

Mar 22, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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