Hearing hirees say “no” to job offers because they are giving up on their house search is a problem recruiters are facing in state and municipal government, nonprofit organizations and businesses.
Data provided by the Agency of Education shows that Vermont schools cumulatively spent about 320 school days closed, or missing at least half their kids, during the 2021-22 school year.
The deadly shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, was felt acutely by educators in Vermont.
Police Chief Brian Peete said Wednesday afternoon that police have taken two firearms and ammunition, but no arrests have been made. School officials said one student’s threats were overheard by others.
Data released by the Vermont Department of Health shows significant regional disparities in how many students are getting Covid-19 shots.
The bump in cases came the week after the Montpelier High School Solons claimed victory at the mask-optional Division II championship in Barre.
State officials say Vermont could see 600 to 1,000 new Covid-19 cases a day after the holidays, threatening health care and education systems that are already stretched thin.
An effort to boost literacy outcomes has mired legislators in the so-called ‘reading wars,’ a longstanding debate about how best to help children who struggle to read.
While some positions are generally difficult to staff, there is a big difference on how tough recruitment is depending on the district and school.