Here are the top stories at 12:10pm.
A Bethel man is due in court later this hour to face several charges after an armed confrontation with state police last night; Vermont and three other New England states will join together on a regional standardized test for third- to eighth-graders; more…
A first-of-its-kind auction is under way today in the Northeast; new school test results show that Vermont students are not scoring well in science; despite legal challenges in other towns, Swanton has adopted restrictions on where sex offenders can live.
Education Commissioner Richard Cate says it’s critical to
find new ways to teach Vermont
students math and writing skills.
That’s because new test results show that roughly two-thirds
of all high school juniors aren’t proficient in the subjects.