MAUSD aims to trim budget, preserve staff

After gathering community feedback and diving deeper into several questions related to district spending and operations, the Mount Abraham Unified School District Board has set a target for a third budget proposal, which district voters will field on June 11.  

MAUSD financial records request is costly

A Bristol woman looking to learn more about Mount Abraham Unified School District finances has requested several documents from the district, and community members have raised funds to support her efforts. 

MAUSD to host budget forums

Residents in the Mount Abraham Unified School District will have several opportunities next week to share their budget-related feedback with district officials. 

Mt. Abe students rally around their teachers

In the wake of two failed budget votes, students in the Mount Abraham Unified School District are asking district officials to protect educators from potential cuts as they draft a third spending proposal to put before voters. 

MAUSD delays budget decisions

The Mount Abraham Unified School District board on Tuesday determined it needs to gather more information and hear from the community before drafting a third budget proposal to put before district voters. 

Letter to the editor: MAUSD staff cuts hurt more than just teachers

To all MAUSD residents: The budget has failed for a second time in our district, so the school has responded by issuing potential layoff notices to a number of beloved teachers and talking seriously about making major changes to the arts department and sp … (read more)

Mount Abe school budget fails at ballot box again (UPDATED)

Voters in the Mount Abraham Unified School District on Tuesday defeated a proposed $35.9 million spending plan by 57 votes.

MAUSD voters will field new budget on Tuesday

Voters in the Mount Abraham Unified School District on Tuesday will head back to the polls to weigh in on a revised district spending plan for fiscal year 2025. 

Beeman School parents worried for students, staff

Beeman Elementary School parent Morgen Doane had a clear message for the Mount Abraham Unified School District Board at its March 26 meeting: She and other parents are worried students and educators aren’t getting the support they need.

MAUSD still seeking central office

Mount Abraham Unified School District officials are once again exploring options for the future of the district’s central office after voters on Town Meeting Day overwhelming opposed the proposed purchase of the building that houses MAUSD’s current office … (read more)

Mt. Abe lowers budget by $1.3M

The Mount Abraham Unified School District Board on Monday adopted a revised spending plan for fiscal year 2025, and asked district voters to approve it on April 16. 

MAUSD board aims to reduce tax rate increase

Voters in the Mount Abraham Unified School District could field another spending plan for the 2024-2025 academic year before the end of this month, with district officials eyeing March 26 as a possible revote date. 

County voters reject most proposed school budgets

In all school districts, boards struggled with the double-digit rising costs of health insurance for their employees, general inflation and the loss of federal money started during the pandemic.

Mt. Abe’s spending plan falls 228 votes short

Voters in the Mount Abraham Unified School District on Town Meeting Day narrowly defeated the proposed district budget for the 2024-2025 academic year and opposed by a much larger margin the purchase of the building that houses the district’s central offi … (read more)

MAUSD fighting racism with book group

The Mount Abraham Unified School District wants to start conversations about diversity, equity and efforts to address racism in the district and broader community.

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