New Bullying Law Takes Effect

A new law that treats bullying the same as harassment has begun to take effect across the state. Schools must now investigate bullying more aggressively. At least two staff members have to be designated in every school to handle complaints of harassment or bullying.

Fair Encourages Kids To Think About College

First grade may seem a little early to start encouraging children to think about college, but in the Northeast Kingdom there are good reasons to underscore the importance of a post-secondary education. The region lags far behind the state in the percentage of people with college degrees – and it’s gearing up for an influx of jobs that will require an educated workforce.

Sullivan Says He’s Working To Make UVM Affordable

Since being selected as the University of Vermont’s 26th president last February, Tom Sullivan has made affordability for in-state students a top priority. The challenge now for Sullivan is finding the money that will allow the school to reach that goal.