RNESU piloting limited pre-K voucher lottery

BRANDON — The RNESU is piloting a preK Voucher Lottery for 5 children during the 2021-2022 school year. This is a one-year tuition subsidy for preK in an approved center outside of the district’s eight towns.According to Supt. Jeanne Collins, any child attending preK within the district towns in an approved center is automatically eligible for a tuition subsidy. To apply, complete the following form at https://forms.gle/kKdDWnpkVwt9aqLC6, or go to the http://RNESU.org website. Applications are due by July 1 … (read more)

Ways of seeing: Vermont needs pre-school parity

This is part two of four win-win solutions to the current challenges facing our school districts and small rural towns. It is called Pre-School Parity and outlines a simple approach to significant transformation. School districts have begun inviting innov … (read more)

Lawmakers get up-close look at local pre-K

MIDDLEBURY/ORWELL — A group of legislators from several committees last week visited pre-kindergarten programs in Middlebury and Orwell as they explored the current status of universal pre-k in Vermont and possible changes to the law that created it. The … (read more)