Lincoln school board candidates talk issues

Lincoln residents will head to the polls Tuesday, June 21, to vote in the town’s first school board election since separating from the Mount Abraham Unified School District.

MAUSD board opposes multi-district supervisory union

The Mount Abraham Unified School District board has told state education officials not to make a major change in how administrative services are offered in Bristol-area communities.

Letter to the editor: Pause advisable in merger study

Starksboro voters recently dealt a lethal, if not fatal, blow to the aspirations of a regional merger study committee to impose a full governance merger of the Mt. Abe and Addison Northwest school districts.

Lincoln school district approved — but State Ed Board remains doubtful

The town of Lincoln has won tepid, begrudging approval from the Vermont State Board of Education to separate from the Mount Abraham Unified School District and form an independent Lincoln School District.

Letter to the editor: Let MAUSD & ANWSD explore collaborations first

Starksboro voters recently dealt a lethal, if not fatal, blow to the aspirations of a regional merger study committee to impose a full governance merger of the Mt. Abe and Addison Northwest school districts. In a stunning vote tally of 221 to 0, Starksbor … (read more)

ANWSD/MAUSD merger blueprint considers school closure

New draft articles of agreement would serve as the founding document for a proposed merger between the school districts in the northern half of Addison County.

State OK’s Lincoln’s withdrawal from MAUSD

The Vermont State Board of Education on Wednesday approved Lincoln’s plan to withdraw from the Mount Abraham Unified School District.

Starksboro votes to leave MAUSD

More than 200 registered voters turned out at the Robinson Elementary School multipurpose room to vote from the floor on a proposal to exit the Mount Abe school district, and the overwhelming majority said “yes” when the question was finally asked.

Letter to the editor: Big vote looms in Starksboro

Starksboro, please vote yes on May 10 to save Robinson Elementary School.

Starksboro to vote on MAUSD exit

Starksboro residents are being asked to attend a May 10 special town meeting to discuss, and vote from the floor, a petitioned request that the town withdraw from the Mount Abraham Unified School District.

Dave Sharpe resigns from MAUSD board

DAVE SHARPE BRISTOL — A Bristol representative to the Mount Abraham Unified School District board, and one of its most outspoken members over the past two years, has resigned. Dave Sharpe will step down May 1, with 10 months remaining in his three-year te … (read more)

MAUSD to pay out extra cash

The Mount Abraham Unified School District board on April 12 approved one-time staff retention bonuses for all district employees.

Letter to the editor: Vote ‘yes’ for Robinson Elementary

In just a couple of weeks, Starksboro voters will have the opportunity to weigh in on the future of Robinson Elementary School.

State hears Lincoln bid to leave the MAUSD

“We still have a lot of work to do on our journey here,” said James Warnock, who along with SCS colleague Paul Forlenza helped represent Lincoln’s interests before the VSBE on Wednesday.

MAUSD loses student services staff

A recent spate of resignations has left the Mount Abraham Unified School District needing to fill a number of positions that provide supports to students.

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