We discuss the pros, cons, and practicalities of school district consolidation. The Norwich University athletics director previews this weekend’s NCAA hockey tournament. VPR’s John Dillon expains the new power deal with Hydro-Quebec.
Vermont’s education commissioner says a bill that would
consolidate services and courses of study in each supervisory union is a step
toward reducing costs and greater efficiency in the state’s public schools.
Republican leader of the Vermont House wants to consolidate the number of
schools in the state. Speaking
on VPR’s Vermont Edition, Dorset Representative Patti Komline said it’s
difficult to decide which schools should close.
We talk to Martha Allen, the newly elected president of the
VT-NEA, about the teachers’ perspective on school funding and budget
cuts. Also, Vermont Law School delegates in Copenhagen report back on the climate change conference. And, how to make igloos.