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    Senate Ed votes to repeal school spending thresholds

    01/15/2016 09:17 AM EST
    The Senate Committee on Education voted 4 to 2 to repeal the allowable growth spending thresholds in the new education law, Act 46. The action comes on the heels of a vote by House counterparts to keep spending thresholds in place with a 0. 
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    VSAC offers 'paying for college' workshops
    11/05/2015 03:58 PM EST - WINOOSKI >> Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free workshops at local high schools to help families plan how to pay for college and training after high school. The presentations, which normally run 90 minutes to 2 hours, provide Full Story

    Student Success dinner planned
    10/28/2015 01:59 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> Burr and Burton's Student Success Program will be hosting the second annual "Dinner and a Show" on both Friday, Nov. 6 and Saturday Nov. 7. Dinner is being served in the BBA cafeteria in conjunction with the performing Arts Full Story

    Montshire Museum visits Maple Street School
    10/28/2015 01:56 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> Every year Maple Street School hosts a special team building day featuring a compliment to the rigorous curriculum. This year the Montshire Museum, a nationally known organization with innovative outreach programs, came to host Full Story

    Parenting class rescheduled
    10/28/2015 01:50 PM EDT - DORSET >> The parenting class for parents of young children (K-3rd grade) has been rescheduled to meet the first Wednesday of the month at The Dorset School. 5:30-6:30 p.m., on Nov. 4, Dec. 2, Jan. Full Story

    Vermonters to attend White House 'Reach Higher' summit
    10/22/2015 04:09 PM EDT - Vermonters to attend White House 'Reach Higher' summit WINOOSKI >> Scott Giles, president and CEO of Vermont Student Assistance Corp., and Agency of Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe are among national education experts invited to White Full Story

    Mars: Volcanoes, water, (no) life
    10/21/2015 04:28 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> Green Mountain Academy welcomes back Middlebury Professor Ray Coish to give us the latest news of Mars in this talk about the exploration and geology of the red planet. Topics will include the formation of giant volcanoes, the Full Story

    Preschool Literacy Night at Manchester Community Library
    10/19/2015 02:42 PM EDT - Preschool Literacy Night at Manchester Community Library MANCHESTER >> Preschool Literacy Night will be held at the Manchester Community Library on Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Pizza will be served, followed by a Halloween story Full Story

    Caring blankets and caring words
    10/19/2015 02:36 PM EDT - WEST PAWLET >> On Sept. 30, the Mettawee Community School launched their 2015-2016 Books and Beyond Program at All-School Meeting. This year's theme of "Blanket Ourselves with Words" was chosen based on the Mettawee Community School's support Full Story