All this week, students at Dartmouth
have been learning about the pipa, a Chinese lute that dates back 2,000
years. Their teacher is a renowned modern performer who is preserving the pipa’s traditional
repertoire and collaborating with famous contemporary musicians.
Gaye Symington says more troopers should be transferred to
special units that investigate sex crimes; a Vermont
state senator says the Chinese government has tried to influence state law; artists
have been asked to help Vermont
tackle its future; some underground fuel tanks in New
Hampshire need to be inspected because they might
leak hazardous substances.
We talk with filmmaker Dan Habib and University of Vermont education professor Michael
Giangreco about the concept of inclusion for students with disabilities, and how it plays out in the
Also, reporter Erin Demuth Judd of the Glens Falls Post-Star tells us whether the
north country will see an infusion of economic development aid from New York state.
And we ring in the Chinese New Year with celebrants as they prepare banners for New Year’s Day on Thursday.
A delegation from China is in Vermont this week to learn about the state’s energy
high-level officials came to the Statehouse for a briefing with Vermont politicians and energy policy makers.