Vermont principal: Kids raised on gadgets boosting special education

By   /  October 17, 2014  /  Education, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Taxpayers wanting to know why special education spending never declines in Vermont might as well “ask Siri.” But according to one principal, Siri could be part of the problem.

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Vermont schools have special spending on special ed

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Education, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Special education spending is headed higher again this year. But not to worry. Leaders of Vermont’s public schools say the money’s well spent.

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Vermont deer camp owner wins property tax victory

By   /  October 10, 2014  /  News, Vermont  /  No Comments

FED-UP: Tom Chase drove his Ford F-350 1,340 miles across the Green Mountain State, visiting 19 towns, to find out his property is worth far less than what the town of Townshend claimed.

The owner of a rustic unoccupied deer camp in Vermont won a property tax victory over town listers after an appeal to the state exposed a flawed, highly suspicious assessment of his property.

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3.7 percent of voters in Burlington’s last big election not on rolls

By   /  October 8, 2014  /  Elections, Issues, News, Vermont, Voter Fraud, Voter Registration  /  No Comments


Unpublished data from Burlington’s last big election reveals a significant number of votes were cast by individuals whose names were not on the statewide checklist.

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As Abu-Jamal’s speech opens old wounds, PA lawmakers vow to increase victims’ rights

By   /  October 7, 2014  /  News, Pennsylvania, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Speaking from the State Correctional Institution at Mahanoy, convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal on Sunday delivered the commencement address to about two dozen students at Goddard College, a progressive liberal arts school in Vermont.

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NRA A-rated state senator backs gun control, accepts Gun Sense money

By   /  October 7, 2014  /  Campaign Finance, Issues, News, Politics & Elections, State Politics, Vermont  /  No Comments

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A Vermont state senator who received three A ratings from the NRA said she accepted money from Gun Sense Vermont because she supports the group’s gun control positions.

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