Universal pre-K advocates tout Vermont’s approach to early education because of its alleged benefits, but getting kids to and from state-based preschool may be creating a problem for young children who use the state’s busing system.
A government that awards pay raises to teachers and superintendents even as the “herd” of students shrinks, while compressing the schools into a more centralized and expensive consolidation, is destroying its community at the source.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was questioned about his past sympathetic comments about socialist, authoritarian regimes, such as in China and Cuba, during the South Carolina Democratic debate on Tuesday.
When House lawmakers on Tuesday voted 100-49 to override Gov. Phil Scott’s recent veto of a minimum wage bill, at least one lawmaker spoke up and questioned the ethics of switching votes during an override attempt.
“For the sake of argument, let’s say both the [Cuban] health care system and education system are perfect, which they are not. There have been thousands of political executions, tens of thousands of political prisoners, and 3 million Cuban exiles,” said Arcos.
Voters in six of Vermont’s 14 counties have a more favorable view of President Donald Trump than they do of presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, according to a Vermont Public Radio – Vermont PBS poll released last week.
Several dozen energy executives across the U.S. published an open letter in The New York Times on Monday railing against Democratic 2020 candidates Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders’s anti-fossil fuel positions.
Its backers say “Vermonters will benefit,” by which they mean the Vermonters who pocket the program benefits, not the Vermonters who pay for them through their electric bills.
The latest round in the legislative battle between the Democrat-Progressive Legislature and Republican Gov. Phil Scott went to the lawmakers Tuesday noon, as the House overrode his veto of S.23, raising the minimum wage to $12.55 by Jan. 1, 2022.
A bill in the Senate Judiciary Committee would allow a judge to add jail time to the sentence if the crime victim has “immigration status.”
What Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman and his colleagues don’t understand, or don’t care about, is the fact that government cannot give to anyone without taking away from someone else first.
Marianne Williamson announced her endorsement of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in the 2020 election Sunday, and Democratic Florida Rep. Donna Shalala pulled no punches when reacting to Sanders’ praise of former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.