I have said not that “climate change” itself is a scam — climate is always changing — but the frantic campaign to combat it has become a scam. The climate doomsayers need to rethink their message.
Karlyn Borysenko, a writer, psychologist and YouTube show host, is on a mission to shine a light on woke “grooming” in public schools, which she says has come to the Green Mountain State by way of the Burlington School District.
This Supreme Court ruling is directly applicable to Vermont. Vermont’s tuition assistance program is very similar to Maine’s. Vermont will have to consider how to reconcile the Carson v. Makin opinion with the Compelled Support Clause in the Vermont Constitution.
This week on these steps the Senate Democrats took a victory lap on this past session’s legislation — but no protection for school children from violence. I’m tired of Democratic reps calling for more gun grabbing and controls. It does not work.
In New Hampshire, some districts are seeking to incorporate security designs into new buildings – such as panic buzzers, electronic door locks, high-tech cameras and specialized glass meant to slow down a shooter. Other schools want to create secure vestibules, where visitors are screened, at the main entrance.
In Carson v. Makin, the court ruled 6-3 against the program which excluded students attending religious K-12 schools from taxpayer-provided tuition assistance. “Indeed, were we to accept Maine’s argument, our decision in Espinoza would be rendered essentially meaningless,” Chief Justice John Roberts wrote.
During his weekly press conference Tuesday, Gov. Phil Scott called on Vermonters to work to undo the harms caused by the social and economic shut down he imposed following the onset of COVID-19 in 2020.
First, by gratuitously denying students in-person instruction for such a long period, government schools sent a clear message that such instruction is not necessary. As McCormick puts it, “Schools have lost legitimacy and perceived authority among parents.”
Though Randolph Union High School has resumed respect for the law and removed the illegal BLM flag, social justice agitators such as former RUHS principal Elijah Hawkes continue to agitate for more attacks against children’s rights.
UVM is currently not providing public education; it is providing private education. New enrollments from out-of-staters are at 82% and in-state enrollments are at 18%. UVM is no longer a “public” institution.
It was a problem just waiting to be solved and all it took was a few Harwood students asking “why?” to tackle it. The problem? Leftover cartons of milk in Harwood Union High School’s cafeteria every day.
The universal meals program was established as a pilot to provide cost and participation to the legislature so it can consider establishing a permanent program. Scott also signed S.139 which requires the Agency of Education to create a “nondiscriminatory school branding policy.”