The school district is hoping a $150 million bond will fund a significant portion of the project but city officials have expressed concerns about borrowing too much money.
For most of high school, they have been on the frontlines of a global pandemic. Now, they dream of a brighter future — and are actively building it.
Social Sentinel, a company started in Burlington, uses algorithms to monitor social media for perceived threats. A deadly school shooting in Uvalde has renewed debate about the effectiveness of that approach.
The nonprofit, which works to connect children with books and literacy tools, plans to move its operations out of its founder's home and into a new office nearby.
Two bills signed by Gov. Scott Tuesday will create a one-year pilot program offering free meals to every student and will ban offensive mascots in schools.
Amid a shift in Vermont’s funding setup, some districts are set to lose thousands — if not millions — of special education dollars.
Mayor David Allaire said state Rep. Peter Fagan, R-Rutland City, a former school commissioner and a military veteran, has the experience and leadership skills to help unify the board after years of division over the high school mascot.
“I feel outraged, but also at the same time, I feel numb,” said one high school student.
Hinesburg Police said in a news release that the father of a CVU student reported Wednesday night that a Burlington High School student had threatened his daughter, her friends and the school.
As UVM’s undergraduate population increases, some members of the city’s Planning Commission questioned whether the plan is geared toward addressing Burlington’s housing crisis, or the one at UVM.
The deadly shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, was felt acutely by educators in Vermont.
Mayor David Allaire has voiced a preference for Bob Pearo Jr., who placed sixth in the recent race for four open school board seats. But some community members said he should pick the first runner-up. The school board gets the final say.
The law will tweak the school funding formula to direct more money to districts with many low-income, rural and English-learning students.
A change at Bellows Free Academy-St. Albans gives shape to a question debated at schools across Vermont.