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A new state report about a pilot program to test school drinking water for lead recommends that all Vermont school water systems be tested for the toxic metal immediately. more

Editorials

The Vermont Press Association (VPA) and New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC) condemns the Burlington School District and its high school administration for ignoring an important Vermont education law enacted to ensure First Amendment... more

Editorials

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MIDDLEBURY | Two critics of how the State of Vermont reports its 2017 results of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium student tests cite murky terminology, and difficult state-to-state comparisons, when it comes to explaining the data... more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury Union High School senior student Julian Schmitt was honored at the State House in Montpelier recently as one of the 2018 Vermont Presidential Scholars. more

The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER | In a recent online report entitled “Making the Grade?” (Vermont Digger), it  presents the results of the tests used by Vermont and 14 other states to determine public school student proficiency in English and math... more

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MIDDLEBURY | Gov. Phil Scott, Agriculture Secretary Anson Tebbetts, and  farm to school partners joined students last week to celebrate Vermont’s robust presence in farm to school at the Fletcher Sweet Farm. more

The Vermont Eagle

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

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Karen Greene, a high school English teacher at Middlebury Union High School is the 2018 Vermont Teacher of the Year Distinguished Finalist. more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY — Mary Peterson, the Vermont Commissioner of Taxes, has released her annual forecast—a document required by state law—which projects education “tax yields” and “rates” for the upcoming fiscal year of 2017. more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY — A survey by the Vermont Agency of Education, examining technology available at Vermont’s public schools, reveals steady improvement including more than 85,000 computers in use compared to 68,000 last year. more

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