Vermont

Law & Courts Court Backs Religious-School Student's Participation in Vermont Dual-Enrollment Program
A federal appeals court rules that recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions support the student's free exercise of religion claim.
Mark Walsh, January 15, 2021
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In Burlington, Vt., public schools, a team of multilingual liaisons work from home to keep English-language learners connected with their schools and teachers during the coronavirus shutdown.
In Burlington, Vt., public schools, a team of multilingual liaisons work from home to keep English-language learners connected with their schools and teachers during the coronavirus shutdown.
Courtesy of Burlington School District
English-Language Learners Schools Lean on Staff Who Speak Students' Language to Keep English-Learners Connected
The rocky shift to remote learning has exacerbated inequities for the nation's 5 million English-learners. An army of multilingual liaisons work round the clock to plug widening gaps.
Corey Mitchell, April 27, 2020
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Students, from left to right, Deluxe Badesi, Jima Munanga, and Oliver Alimasi play back the music tracks they created in the electro hip-hop class in an after-school program for English-language learners at Burlington High School in Vermont.
Students, from left to right, Deluxe Badesi, Jima Munanga, and Oliver Alimasi play back the music tracks they created in the electro hip-hop class in an after-school program for English-language learners at Burlington High School in Vermont.
Brian Jenkins for Education Week
Student Well-Being New Breed of After-School Programs Embrace English-Learners
A handful of districts and other groups are reshaping the after-school space to provide a wide range of social and linguistic supports for newcomer students.
Corey Mitchell, March 10, 2020
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States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Vermont
This Quality Counts 2020 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 21, 2020
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States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Vermont
This Quality Counts 2019 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 16, 2019
5 min read
Education Opinion Social and Emotional Learning in Vermont
In the Green Mountain State, education leaders discuss their focus on the whole child.
Contributing Blogger, August 8, 2018
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Shoshoni Schools, a $49 million facility in Shoshoni, Wyo., serves approximately 380 students in prekindergarten through the 12th grade.
Shoshoni Schools, a $49 million facility in Shoshoni, Wyo., serves approximately 380 students in prekindergarten through the 12th grade.
Amber Baesler/AP
Education Funding Photos Quality Counts: A Look at Schools in Wyoming and Vermont
States face different challenges and make different choices when it comes to their education spending.
Education Week Photo Staff, June 6, 2018
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States Vermont State Chief Resigns Amid Ambitious District Consolidation Effort
State Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe has been officiating over the state's politically thorny district consolidation process, and many are asking for it to be placed on hold until the state board replaces her.
Daarel Burnette II, April 3, 2018
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Accountability Opinion Rediscovering School Quality Reviews
Resurrecting an old idea about assessing school quality could allow schools to examine a broad range of data on performance and practices and lead to improvement.
Contributing Blogger, March 7, 2018
4 min read
School & District Management Vermont Earns a B-Minus on State Report Card, Ranks Sixth in Nation
This Quality Counts 2018 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 17, 2018
3 min read
Personalized Learning The Year in Personalized Learning: 2017 in Review
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, states like Vermont and Rhode Island, and companies such as AltSchool all generated headlines about personalized learning in 2017.
Benjamin Herold, December 21, 2017
7 min read
School & District Management Teaching Financial Literacy: Does Your State Make the Grade?
Twenty-six states scored in the C through F range in a new report on financial literacy in high schools.
Brenda Iasevoli, December 21, 2017
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Zoe Prue has a laugh while meeting with Adam Bunting, the principal of Champlain Valley Union High School in Hinesburg, Vt. The junior is working with students from other schools on a documentary about sexism to earn credit in English.
Zoe Prue has a laugh while meeting with Adam Bunting, the principal of Champlain Valley Union High School in Hinesburg, Vt. The junior is working with students from other schools on a documentary about sexism to earn credit in English.
Caleb Kenna for Education Week
Personalized Learning Messy, Hectic, and Exciting: A Very Ambitious Statewide Personalized Learning Experiment
Schools in Vermont are making adjustments in curricula, teaching approaches, and school schedules to meet the expectations of a relatively new personalized learning law.
Kevin Bushweller, November 7, 2017
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Personalized Learning Taking a Hard Look at a Movement
Assistant Managing Editor Kevin Bushweller visited the largest high school in Vermont to see how one of the most ambitious personalized learning laws in the country is changing teaching and learning.
Kevin Bushweller, November 7, 2017
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