Agency of Education releases statewide plan

Today, the Agency of Education released its proposed statewide plan as required by Section 10 of Act 46. Today the Agency of Education submitted the draft to the State Board of Education. The statewide plan is a recommendation from the Agency on what the Board should consider for each of the 43 “section 9” proposals …

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2017 Windham-Bennington District Town Meeting Information

2017 Windham-Bennington District Town Meeting Information Times and locations for our districts Town Meeting and Australian Ballot items are below.  Act 46 Australian ballot votes and other notable Town Meeting education articles are in green.   On Monday night March 6th, I’ll be traveling to all of the Bennington County Towns, starting with Searsburg, then Stamford, …

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State Board hearing on independent schools, updates on Act 46 and telecommunications

The State Board of Education is holding a public meeting this Monday December 12th (tomorrow!)  at 6PM at the Riley Center at Burr & Burton Academy in Manchester. The purpose of the hearing is to give the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed amendments to the approval of independent schools. I will be attending …

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Budgets, twister and turnips

We are three weeks in to the session, and a number of items are seeing some legislative action. GILFEATHER TURNIP Of local importance, this week Wardsboro's native Gilfeather Turnip made a significant step towards being named the Vermont State Vegetable after passing the House.   Congratulations to the Wardsboro students who have testified in support …

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State Connectivity Officials to meet in Readsboro

Contact: Rep. Laura Sibilia 1-802-384-0233 For Immediate Release: January 19th, 2015 State Connectivity Officials to meet in Readsboro On Monday January 25th at 7 PM, the Vermont Department of Public Service, Telecom and Connectivity Division will be meeting with the Readsboro Selectboard and interested citizens to share data about existing broadband availability and broadband and …

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