Interview: Judy Dean
For all of Howard Dean’s political career, his wife Judy has maintained a private profile. Now with Dean’s presidential campaign in high gear, pressure could build on Judy Dean to be on the campaign trail; pressure she says sh’d resist. Last week, Judy Dean talked with VPR’s Bob Kinzel about this issue and she feels about the former governor’s presidential bid. (Listen to the interview online.) (VPR)
‘No Child Left Behind’
Vermont education officials say the “No Child Left Behind Act” poses special difficulties for rural states. State education officials say the “No Child Left Behind Act” poses special difficulties for rural states. They’re asking the government to be flexible about how the law is implemented.
Clarendon environmental assessment
A group of Clarendon residents that has been raising concerns about the high rate of cancer in their community is pushing state and federal officials to do more on assessing potential environmental hazards in their town. (Listen to the story online or read the transcript.) (VPR)