Martin: Guns in Schools

And now we turn to our Sunday Essay.  Mike Martin was shocked to learn that some staff members in the Montpelier School District will be carrying guns to school. But this turns out to be Montpelier, Ohio. The principal of Vermont’s Montpelier High School told him they’ll be taking a different approach here, one that focuses on community and common sense.

CEO Of VSAC Retiring After 42 Years

Vermont Edition speaks with outgoing CEO of the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation, Don Vickers about the landscape of higher ed financing and the tension between the economic imperative of getting a degree, and the finding the money to pay for it:

Burlington, Winooski Schools Partner for Education

Vermont’s political leaders visited Burlington High School Monday, highlighting a new initiative between Burlington and Winooski. The state’s two most diverse school districts are working together to remodel and rethink their education systems, and they’re getting a little help from civic leaders.