Midday Newscast May 16, 2008

Vermont’s top educator is leaving state government to become an administrator at the University of Vermont; one of the closest advisers to Governor Jim Douglas is leaving state government;

Education Commissioner Richard Cate

Last week Vermont Education Commissioner Richard Cate said Vermont schools aren’t meeting the needs of half of its students. Richard Cate joins us on the program to talk about what he means when he says the education system needs to be revamped. Also, we explore the connection between St. Michael’s College and the Ilula Orphan program in Tanzania. And, on this Valentine’s Day, we go looking for love on Burlington’s Church Street.