With tag: education
Field Narrows For Education Secretary
search for a new Vermont education secretary has been narrowed to four
30 candidates applied for the post.
A Bright Future For Brooks House
By Susan Keese
In Brattleboro, two dreams have moved closer to reality. One is the
dream of restoring the Brooks House, an important downtown building, gutted by
fire in 2011. There's also the dream of a
downtown college campus that would bring students and jobs to Brattleboro's Main Street.
VT Law School Inaugurates President
Vermont Law School is inaugurating a new president and dean. Marc
Mihaly assumed both those titles in August and will be formally installed in
the job this Friday
Safety First: Teaching Teens To Drive
By Jane Lindholm
Learning to drive is a rite of passage and huge responsibility for the
5,500 or so teens who get junior operator licenses each year in Vermont.
Now, a new guide from the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles aims to
help parents reinforce safety lessons as their teens get behind the
UVM Responses To Rape Survey
report suggests it could cost the University of Vermont more than $100,000 a year to address sexual violence
issues following a fraternity rape-survey scandal.
Brattleboro Eyed For New College Campus
committee of the Vermont State Colleges has picked a building in
downtown Brattleboro as the site of a new campus for Community College
of Vermont and Vermont Technical College.
Hoax Press Release Authors Call For Middlebury Divestment
By Steve Zind
Friday as the Dalai Lama prepared to speak at Middlebury College an emailed press release announced that the college
would be quote "fully divesting its endowment from war." Without
providing many details it suggested that Middlebury had decided to use the
occasion of the Tibetan leader's visit to announce it would no longer invest in
companies working in the defense industry.
Champlain Elementary Teacher Honored
By Amy Kolb Noyes
seemingly routine school-wide assembly turned into the surprise of a lifetime for
and fifth-grade teacher Matthew Hajdun yesterday.