House Considers Bill To Change Education Department

The Vermont House is considering legislation that would change the way the Department of Education is structured. Currently, it is an autonomous entity not attached to a state agency. That means the Governor does not have the ability to name its Commissioner. 

State Education Board chairman to step down

The chairman of the Vermont State Board of Education is stepping down. Tom James, a retired IBM executive, has served a six-year term on the board and will attend his final monthly meeting on September 15th.