A Must-Read for Educators, Parents & Pretty Much Everybody Else, Too

When everything is urgent, nothing is urgent, right?  Like, urgent becomes the new normal – like the past few months, for example – and it takes something truly electrifying to shock the system. On Saturday, July 25, 2020, exactly that sort of shock was zapped into the system by Brigid Nease, Superintendent of the Harwood …

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Thank You: An Open Letter To Educators Retiring During the Global Pandemic

Dear Retiring Educators,This is difficult to write because, well, a lot of things are difficult right now. We’re all confronting situations we never imagined would happen in our lifetimes, and every day brings a new challenge. Milestones and plans fall to the wayside like hay chaff blown by a gust of hot, summertime wind. And …

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Regarding the closure of NVU-Johnson, NVU-Lyndon, VTC-Randolph

To Whom It May Concern,I am writing to offer my thoughts on the potential closure of the Northern Vermont University campuses in Johnson and Lyndon and the Vermont Technical College campus in Randolph. In the interest of avoiding repetition and having everyone on the same page, I am emailing the VSC board and my Franklin County and …

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