Letter to the editor: School district merger fans, foes share same goals

While we may disagree on solutions, we acknowledge our school districts face many difficult problems that are not easy to fix. 

Letter to the editor: MAUSD/ANWSD merger would lead to more changes

At its recent “Q & A” meetings in Bristol and Vergennes, the MAUSD-ANWSD Merger Study Committee claimed that the upcoming merger vote is “only” about merging governance.

Letter to the editor: Many reasons to vote no on MAUSD-ANWSD merger

Merging would mean moving school governance even farther away from the students and their schools and communities.

Letter to the editor: MAUSD voters asked to support Starksboro’s exit

I am writing on behalf of the Starksboro Save Our Schools Committee to ask you to vote yes on Aug. 9, to ratify Starksboro’s withdrawal from MAUSD.

Letter to the editor: Let’s solve our educational problems together

Many of us have wondered why the Mt. Abraham Unified School District (MAUSD) would be considering closing elementary schools, and MAUSD would support consolidating middle and high schools with Addison Northwest (the Vergennes area) and becoming one large … (read more)

Letter to the editor: School closures need local votes

We support the Starksboro selectboard in calling on the MAUSD Board to vote yes, as soon as possible, on a resolution affirming, actively supporting, and ensuring that no town will lose the ability to hold a vote to determine whether or not to close its e … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Patience needed as MAUSD future plans evolve

As the authors of an MAUSD facilities planning alternative proposal, we wanted to share some thoughts on recent letters expressing concern about the possibility of closing the Mt. Abe high school.First, we understand the shock and emotional pain. It is th … (read more)

Letter to the editor: MAUSD should hit pause on school closure talks

Editor’s note: The writers sent this letter to the Mount Abraham Unified School District board and cc’d the Independent. Dear MAUSD School Board Members, It has become painfully clear that our district schools are in a tough place financially. We hear you … (read more)