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New Dartmouth President Says He’ll Focus On Student Life Issues
Thursday, 01/10/13
By Mitch Wertlieb
On Friday afternoon Dartmouth College will be holding a welcome celebration for President-elect Philip Hanlon.
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The Role Of The School Counselor
Monday, 01/07/13
By Jane Lindholm
Jerry Cassels, a school counselor at Northfield Middle and High School and president of the Vermont School Counselors Association, discusses the work of school counselors.
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N. Bennington Repeats Support For Independent School
Friday, 01/04/13
By Susan Keese
Voters in North Bennington went to the polls for a third time yesterday Thursday. By a 28 vote margin they authorized their school board to close their public grade school.
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Blinkhorn: Health Care Innovation
Friday, 01/04/13
By Tom Blinkhorn
As 2013 confronts the nation with a fresh set of challenges in implementing the Affordable Health Care Act, an innovative pioneer program at Dartmouth college designed to help meet those challenges has caught Tom Blinkhorn's attention.
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North Bennington Votes, Again, On Whether To Close Its School
Thursday, 01/03/13
By Susan Keese
Residents of North Bennington are voting today for a third time on whether to close their public grade school.
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Vilaseca Named Education Secretary, As Shumlin Makes Other Appointments
Thursday, 01/03/13
By John Dillon
Armando Vilaseca has been education commissioner since 2009. But a new law that expands the department into a full state agency went into effect this week.
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Vilaseca Named Education Secretary, As Shumlin Makes Other Appointments
Thursday, 01/03/13
By John Dillon
Armando Vilaseca has been education commissioner since 2009. But a new law that expands the department into a full state agency went into effect this week.
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Education Commissioner Vilaseca Elevated To Secretary
Thursday, 01/03/13
By John Dillon
Education Commissioner Armando Vilaseca was elevated to education secretary on Thursday.
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Brunch Sampler: Vic Henningson
Monday, 12/31/12
By Vic Henningsen
Earlier this year at the VPR Commentator Brunch, the theme was "When Worlds Collide..." and that reminded Vic Henningsen that some encounters have consequences that reach far into the future.
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Divestment Campaigns Find Varying Success At Universities And Colleges
Tuesday, 12/18/12
By Jane Lindholm
Xarissa Holdaway, senior web producer at the Chronicle of Higher Education talks with Vermont Edition about the success of divestment campaigns at universities.
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Vt. Ed Commissioner Wants Schools To Review Crisis Plans
Monday, 12/17/12
By Bob Kinzel
Education Commissioner Armando Vilaseca is asking all Vermont schools to review their crisis safety plans and he also wants schools to explore ways to control access to their buildings without turning the facility into a fortress.
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Vt. Ed Commissioner Wants Schools To Review Crisis Plans
Monday, 12/17/12
By Bob Kinzel
Education Commissioner Armando Vilaseca is asking all Vermont schools to review their crisis safety plans and he also wants schools to explore ways to control access to their buildings without turning the facility into a fortress.
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After Newtown Killings, Vt. Schools Review Emergency Plans
Monday, 12/17/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Days after the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., educators across Vermont are reassuring families that they've put plans in place to handle emergencies. The state's largest school district is hoping to learn from the tragedy that left 20 children and six teachers dead.
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Shumlin Says Schools Need To Be Vigilant After Shooting
Friday, 12/14/12
Governor Peter Shumlin says principals and staff at Vermont schools are "especially vigilant" following the school shooting in Connecticut.
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Gilbert: Emancipation
Tuesday, 01/01/13
By Peter Gilbert
Peter Gilbert observes that New Year's Day one hundred and fifty years ago was unlike any other in American history. With the stroke of a pen, four million humans stopped being under the law pieces of property owned by other people. The slaves in the Confederacy won their freedom.
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Group Pushes For Changes To Education System
Tuesday, 12/11/12
By Bob Kinzel
The Campaign for Vermont, which describes itself as an independent policy group, wants lawmakers to consider a plan that makes major changes to the state's education system.
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Midd Professor Wins Smithsonian Award
Monday, 12/10/12
By Jane Lindholm
Anne, Knowles, chair of the Geography Department at Middllebury, talks with Vermont Edition about her recent American Ingenuity Award from the Smithsonian Magazine for using GIS technology to understand historical events.
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Spencer Rendahl: The Global Classroom
Monday, 12/10/12
By Suzanne Spencer Rendahl
India and northern New England sit on opposite ends of the globe. But Suzanne Spencer Rendahl has discovered that students in both regions share a common classroom via the internet, thanks to Silicon Valley-based Khan Academy.
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Embattled School Superintendent Takes Leave Of Absence
Friday, 12/07/12
By Mitch Wertlieb
Amid pressure from angry parents, students, and teachers, the superintendent of the Franklin Central Supervisory Union requested--and was granted--a leave of absence this week.
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Vt. Law School Faces Budget Shortfall
Thursday, 11/29/12
By Steve Zind
The Vermont Law School is hoping staff members will take voluntary buyouts to help deal with a projected budget shortfall on the South Royalton campus. 
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St. Johnsbury Academy To Open School In S. Korea
Thursday, 11/29/12
By Charlotte Albright
South Korea has selected St. Johnsbury Academy to help establish an international school on an island being developed as a huge educational hub for southeast Asia.
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Dartmouth Chooses Michigan Provost As New President
Thursday, 11/29/12
Dartmouth College has hired an alumnus who built his career as a professor and provost at a major university to succeed Jim Yong Kim as the school's president. Philip Hanlon, a 1977 Dartmouth graduate and the current provost at the University of Michigan, will take office on July 1 as the college's 18th president, the college announced this afternoon.
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UVM Appoints Bramley To Strengthen State-University Relations
Wednesday, 11/28/12
By Kirk Carapezza
The University of Vermont appointed former interim president John Bramley on Wednesday to develop the university's role in economic growth. Bramley will work with the governor and the legislature to make the most of limited resources.
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Talking to Kids About Gender
Thursday, 11/29/12
By Jane Lindholm
Children are often teased or bullied for behavior that doesn’t fit within gender stereotypes - boys who like to dress up; girls who prefer GI Joes and trucks to Barbies. We talk about how children are taught about gender.
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Groundbreaking For Deerfield School Consolidation
Friday, 11/23/12
The groundbreaking is scheduled for next week on a project to consolidate some schools in a Vermont community.
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