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Oxen Destined For College Cafeteria
Wednesday, 10/10/12
The days are numbered for two oxen that have worked the fields at Vermont's Green Mountain College farm for more than a decade.
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After Heated Public Debate, Burlington School Board Tackles Diversity
Tuesday, 10/09/12
By Kirk Carapezza
The School Board in Burlington is reviewing a new policy on diversity and equity and considering a strategic plan to better include ethnic minorities.
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Vt. Colleges And Health Dept. Address Binge Drinking
Tuesday, 10/09/12
The state of Vermont and its colleges and universities are trying to reduce Vermont's higher-than-average rate of binge drinking among students.
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School Board Questions Methadone Clinic Permit
Tuesday, 10/09/12
The South Burlington School Board is appealing a zoning permit for a methadone clinic near the city's schools.
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College Binge Drinking Symposium
Monday, 10/08/12
The Vermont Department of Health is sponsoring a symposium on binge drinking on college campuses.
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At UVM, Sulllivan Is Formally Installed As President
Friday, 10/05/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Thomas Sullivan has been formally installed as the 26th president of the University of Vermont. Sullivan presented his vision of the university's future Friday during a ceremony at the Ira Allen Chapel on the Burlington campus.
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At UVM, Sulllivan Is Formally Installed As President
Friday, 10/05/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Thomas Sullivan has been formally installed as the 26th president of the University of Vermont. Sullivan presented his vision of the university's future Friday during a ceremony at the Ira Allen Chapel on the Burlington campus.
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Lock-down Procedure Scrutinized In Hardwick
Friday, 10/05/12
By Mitch Wertlieb
Hardwick public schools went into lock-down mode when a bank robber was on the loose last month. Hardwick Gazette reporter Tommy Gardner wrote about some of the confusion and anger among parents regarding what happened, what the lock-down entailed, and what it meant for the students.
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UVM President To Be Formally Installed
Friday, 10/05/12
The new president of the University of Vermont will be formally installed in a ceremony Friday.
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U.S. Labor Secretary Visiting VTC
Tuesday, 10/02/12
U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis will be in Randolph Tuesday, touring a dairy farm at Vermont Technical College. She's here to highlight a training program that supports agricultural businesses.
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VTC Nets Department Of Labor Grant
Monday, 10/01/12
Vermont Technical College, in Randolph, is getting $3.4 million from the U.S. Department of Labor. The money will support training programs in agriculture, food production, waste disposal and energy production.
Vermont Edition
School Lunches Get A Makeover
Wednesday, 09/26/12
By Jane Lindholm
We look at how the new federal school lunch guidelines are being received in Vermont school cafeterias and we listen to a live performance by Vermont singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell.
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Millennial Writers On Stage
Tuesday, 09/25/12
Millennial Writers On Stage featured the works of 15 writers from throughout Vermont. VPR's Reuben Jackson joined Robin Fawcett of the Young Writers Project in hosting the event.
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UVM Staffers Vote To Unionize
Thursday, 09/20/12
Hundreds of University of Vermont employees have voted in favor of union representation but haven't given a clear majority to either union on the ballot.
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Union Vote At UVM
Monday, 09/17/12
About 800 staff workers at the University of Vermont are slated to vote this week on whether to join a union.
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UNH Hosting College Fair
Monday, 09/17/12
The University of New Hampshire will host a two-day college fair featuring more than 230 colleges and universities.
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Bear Sighted At UVM
Friday, 09/14/12
UVM students are being warned after a bear was spotted on campus.
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Dartmouth Dedicates Visual Arts Center
Friday, 09/14/12
Dartmouth College is launching a year-long celebration of the arts on campus, starting with Friday's dedication of a new visual arts center.
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Second School Closure Vote Scheduled In Bennington
Friday, 09/14/12
By Mitch Wertlieb
School consolidation is a growing concern for a number of Vermont communities, and that's the case in Bennington where voters will head to the polls next month to decide the fate of one public school.
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Undocumented Immigrant Starts Classes At Dartmouth
Thursday, 09/13/12
By Charlotte Albright
One student arriving at Dartmouth College this week feels especially happy - and lucky - to be there. Daniela Pelaez is an undocumented immigrant who came to this country with her parents from Colombia when she was four.
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Dover, Wilmington Hire Lobbyist To Track Educational Spending
Wednesday, 09/12/12
The towns of Dover and Wilmington will co-fund the costs of hiring KSE Partners to track how their education taxes are being spent at the state level.
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Dover, Wilmington Hire Lobbyist To Track Educational Spending
Wednesday, 09/12/12
The towns of Dover and Wilmington will co-fund the costs of hiring KSE Partners to track how their education taxes are being spent at the state level.
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Lawmakers Encourage School Districts To Merge
Tuesday, 09/11/12
By Steve Zind
Lawmakers hope a new approach to getting more Vermont school districts to merge will help augment an earlier effort to cut down on the number of school boards. Education officials argue mergers would result in better governance, more student opportunity and possible cost savings.
Vermont Edition
Lawmakers Weigh School Merger Efforts
Tuesday, 09/11/12
By Jane Lindholm
Legislative efforts to encourage school mergers have met with limited success, so this year lawmakers are offering districts a new option. 
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Middle School Opening Delayed Again
Monday, 09/10/12
This may seem to be the summer that never ends for middle schoolers, and their parents, in Bellows Falls.
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