With tag: school_budgets
St. Johnsbury Voters To Weigh-in On School Budget
By Charlotte Albright
debates about how to spend local tax dollars erupt at town meetings in March and settle down by the end
of mud season. But
in this abnormal economy, a few cities and towns in Vermont are still waging budget battles. In
St. Johnsbury, tempers have been flaring for months, and voters will vote for a
third time Tuesday on a
controversial school budget.
Few Schools Propose Budget Increases
By Bob Kinzel
majority of school boards have proposed budgets that wouldn't increase spending
above this year's levels. The
Douglas administration says that's good news, but there's concern
that property tax rates might still increase significantly in many towns.
By Jane Lindholm
We hear from Education Commissioner Armando Vilaseca and Finance Commissioner James Reardon about their school budget cutting suggestions, and how they would change the school funding system. Also, a new report looks at how charities fundraise.
Five school districts still without school budgets
school budgets in the state were passed back in March at Town Meeting. But
five school districts have been unable to get voter approval of budgets -- and
three of them are in the Grand Isle Supervisory Union.