I recently had the privilege of having a nice long conversation with Wendy Harlin in my back yard. She is running for the Vermont House Addison-2 seat representing my hometown of Cornwall along with Goshen, Leicester, Ripton and Salisbury.
As a career early childhood educator and advocate for early childhood education, I know that quality opportunities for children lead to better outcomes later in life and to stronger families, communities, and economies.
It is disheartening to witness the push for consolidation of schools just as the larger schools are struggling with behavioral issues and teacher retention.
At a recent Meet and Greet with Wendy Harlin, who is running against Peter Conlon in the Democratic primary for a seat in the House, I was struck by Wendy’s grasp of a number of wide-ranging issues from education (yes, keeping small schools open) to the e … (read more)
Ripton Democrat Wendy Harlin and Rep. Peter Conlon, D-Cornwall, will square off in an Aug. 9 primary election to represent the Addison-2 district in the Vermont House for a two-year term.
To say that Wendy Harlin has embraced her adoptive town would be an understatement. She recently joined the Ripton School District board and is now hoping to represent the town — along with four other nearby communities — in Montpelier, as a member of the … (read more)
This letter is intended for the voters of Cornwall, Salisbury, Goshen, Leicester and Ripton. On Aug. 9 you will have an opportunity to vote for the leaders who will be representing us in Montpelier and in Washington, D.C.
It’s easy to forget that in the midst of this short-lived summer season, there is an important primary taking place, on August 9th.
In the ACSD, each town has at least one representative on the school board. You might ask, “Why are there a specific number of seats allocated to each town if we vote for them all district-wide?