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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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Vermont's School Funding Model Under Review
Tuesday, 08/16/11
By Jane Lindholm
When Act 60 was passed in 1997, it was meant to address disparities in school funding. But right from the beginning, it's been controversial. Last month, a special legislative joint fiscal committee hired a California firm to conduct a study reviewing Vermont's educational funding method.
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State Projects Savings If Most Small Schools Grants Ended
Thursday, 04/07/11
By Susan Keese
A new report by the state Department of Education says Vermont could save more than five million dollars by eliminating "small school grants" to dozens of schools. The report says only 23 of the more than 100 schools receiving the grants are small simply because of isolation or "geographic necessity."
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The State of Education
Monday, 04/12/10
All This week VPR Commentators are looking at the state of education. Listen during All Things Considered for this special commentary series.
VPR News
VT Edition: NEA Viewpoint On School Funding
Wednesday, 12/16/09
By Jane Lindholm
Vpr's Jane Lindholm talks with the president of the Vermont-NEA about school funding.
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VT Edition: Tom Salmon on solving the state's financial challenges
Friday, 05/29/09
By Bob Kinzel
VPR's Bob Kinzel talks with State Auditor Tom Salmon about controversial ideas he has for solving the financial challenges, including raising taxes, restructuring state government and expanding gambling in the state.
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