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CHESTERTOWN | When classes resumed this week for the 2018 fall semester, students in area school districts were introduced to new teachers and other staff members. more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | The personal finance website WalletHub is at it again with another report that measures Vermont alongside other states when it comes to school bullying. more

The Vermont Eagle

Last month, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) announced that over 200 elementary and secondary schools in the state will receive so-called school-safety grants as part of plan to enhance school safety after a series of out-of-state school shooting. more

The Vermont Eagle

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WESTPORT | Voters at Elizabethtown-Lewis Central and Westport Central have reached a decisive moment that will chart their future trajectory for generations. more

The Sun

TICONDEROGA | When open classrooms were all the rage 40 years ago, they were believed to create a learning dynamic through sharing and interaction. more

The Sun

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QUEENSBURY | Students attending schools in Bolton and Lake George saw uniformed and armed school resource officers (SROs) patrolling the hallways when they returned to classes this week. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council has approved a resolution allowing Mayor Colin Read to sign a contract with the Plattsburgh City School District for two armed school resource officers (SRO). more

The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County lawmakers discussed tentative steps to add School Resource Officers (SROs) in all 11 school districts in Essex County. more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY |  Officials of the Vermont Community Foundation (VCF), based in Middlebury,  announced that they has entered into a partnership with Vermont Afterschool... more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | As students prepare to return to their classrooms this fall, school districts across the region are working with counties to determine how to fund armed school resource officers. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City School District Board of Education (BOE) last week unanimously approved a proposal to hire two armed guards to protect students and surveil the school. more

The Sun

In the wake of changing demographics and tightening budgets, we commended the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central (ELCS) and Westport Central (WCS) boards of education last year for making the difficult decision to jointly authorize a formal merger study. more

Editorials

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FAIR HAVEN | More than 250 Vermont schools have applied for funding to make security upgrades to their facilities. more

The Vermont Eagle

SARANAC LAKE | Recommendation for the applied technology school expected in October more

The Sun

Perhaps the reason for the deletion of pro-gun posts from the Gov. Scott’s Facebook page is that he’s embarrassed for being duped into signing the most worthless and unenforceable gun laws ever to see the light of day... more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Central School District appears poised to have at least one school safety officer patrolling school hallways by the beginning of the fall semester, although there are questions over how the position will be funded. more

The Sun

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WESTPORT | Westport School Board approved a revised budget plan Tuesday night, one that sticks at the state mandated tax levy cap at 2.42 percent. more

The Sun

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PERU | A group of Peru Central School students are making their mark on the town with a new Earth science installation at Heyworth Mason Park. more

The Sun

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WESTPORT | The only Essex County school budget to ask its residents for a super-majority yes was spurned by its voters on Tuesday. more

The Sun

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ELLENBURG | It was 30 minutes to showtime. At the door, dressed in a blue Builder’s Club t-shirt, 14 year old Elyse Hogan manned the ticket table. more

The Sun

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