In the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month, some Vermont school administrators are trying to balance student speech with the threat of litigation.
Since the Supreme Court’s decision Friday, Vermont Access to Reproductive Freedom has received over $100,000 in donations.
Vermont’s Proposal 5 would give all Vermonters the right to “reproductive autonomy.” But a federal ban could supersede that.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Maine program that excluded some religious schools from receiving public money. That decision is expected to have consequences in Vermont.
Nearly 100 alumni of the college said they were surprised and upset by the school’s plan to reduce its footprint in Montpelier.
The name is changing to Vermont Law and Graduate School. Three master’s degree programs will be added in environmental law and animal protection.
The nearly 15-year-old school will move some of its residencies to Colorado College, while others will be online. Administrators are also exploring selling or leasing some of the campus buildings.
Advocates say students are being pulled out of class without the legal suspension process. During the pandemic, they say, the practice has grown more common.
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.
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.
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.
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.