Community Forum: Schools penalized in budget battle

While the implementation of Act 127 has been challenging, I feel it has highlighted a larger issue facing Vermont, which is that our current system for education is unaffordable and unsustainable.

Two school leaders are preparing to step down

Two of Addison County’s three union school districts could find themselves searching for new superintendents early next year.

Community forum: Decisions loom for MAUSD voters

As a result of steadily declining enrollment and increasing costs, we have reached a tipping point where it is becoming unsustainable to operate our schools as we do now.

Lincoln mulls legal action against the Mt. Abe school district

LINCOLN — The town of Lincoln says it may pursue legal action against the Mount Abraham Unified School District, which is now weighing the possibility of discontinuing elementary education at the Lincoln Community School. At a special meeting Friday night … (read more)

MAUSD withholds school consolidation financial information

BRISTOL — This fall, as a subcommittee of the Mount Abraham Unified School District board discussed which school-closure and other cost-saving options it should recommend to Superintendent Patrick Reen, Starksboro resident Herb Olson showed up to meeting … (read more)

Letter to the editor: 5-town community must prep for the future together

As the superintendent of the Mount Abraham Unified School District (MAUSD), I am the steward of our educational organization, which exists to educate our children “so that they can meet the challenges of lifelong learners and responsible citizens at a cos … (read more)

Mt. Abe board working to keep Reen as superintendent

BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham Unified School District Board and Superintendent Patrick Reen are working on a new deal that will keep Reen on the job for another three years. Reen first came aboard in July 2016, when area schools were still under the umbrell … (read more)