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.
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
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.
the past five years, college tuition at Vermont’s public institutions has risen by at least 27
percent. But income growth has not kept pace. That’s
the finding of a report out this
week from the
New England Board of Higher Education.