ANWSD, teachers reach impasse

The Addison Northwest School District Board and the union representing teachers in the Vergennes-area schools have reached an impasse in their collective bargaining negotiations.

Lincoln to decide school budget, new board members on Apr. 11

During the Lincoln School District’s annual meeting next week, local voters will be asked to approve a $4.6 million spending plan for the new district’s first year of operation and elect a new face to serve on the school board. 

Early education lays a strong foundation

When asked what I do for a living I respond, “I am a teacher.” When asked which grade I teach, I contemplate changing the topic.

Universal childcare is here

Universal PreK (UPreK) through Act 166 is designed to help all Vermont families access high-quality preschool.

Caitlin Steele is named principal at MUHS

Steele has been with the ACSD since 2016, when she was hired as director of teaching & learning.

Cheresnick emerges as Ripton Elementary principal top choice

Megan Cheresnick has taught at all levels (except grade 4) during her almost eight-year career at Bridport Central School.

Patricia McNerney named a U.S. Presidential Scholar

The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in the year 2023. 

Bristol preschool looking to buy land

The Willowell Foundation has secured grant funding that will support a $1.4 million plan to relocate the organization’s Wren’s Nest Forest Preschool to a permanent home, while expanding the program’s capacity and addressing the need for more affordable wo … (read more)

Principal leaving Bristol Elementary School

Less than a year on the job, the principal alerted the community that he would take a leave of absence for the rest of the school year.

Mt. Abe trains a new crop of student leaders

A program designed to shape 11th- and 12th-graders into the next generation of community leaders was put on hold by COVID; now it’s back.

Ways of Seeing: The war on education, and truth

We are in the midst of a war on education. Not against all learning, but certainly against any lessons about racial injustice.

Meet MUHS principal finalists this Thursday

The committee hiring the next MUHS principal has narrowed it down to three candidates. Meet them on Zoom this Thursday.

Lincoln warns $4.6M budget for school district

The budget for fiscal year 2024 is expected to translate into a 15-cent increase for Lincoln residents who pay education taxes based on the value of their home. 

MUMS’s Dudek gets new responsibility

Co-Principal Michael Dudek will step down from his position in June to become the Addison Central School District’s first-ever “student response coordinator,” a job that will make him the point person on investigations of hazing, harassing and bullying (H … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Level the playing field for schools

One would assume that taxpayer dollars which are diverted to independent or private schools through the town tuition program would be administered and monitored as those dollars that go directly to public schools — but that has not always been the case.