School District Consolidation

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. 

Bill Calls For School Services Consolidation

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 Wants School Consolidation

The 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.

Funding Our Schools

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.