“They’re having to limit their working hours. They’re having to call out of work. There are parents that are losing their jobs.”
Big Labor bosses never believed their own apocalyptic rhetoric about COVID-19. Their real aim is to squeeze even more money out of hard-pressed taxpayers using the threat of keeping schools shuttered for months or even years to come as a blackmail device.
As states and local governments grapple over reopening schools in the fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, introduced a bill to ensure that federal education money follows students regardless of where they are educated.
With the upcoming academic year around the corner and school districts pondering whether to reinstate classes at brick and mortar campuses or continue with virtual learning, home schooling has emerged as a popular option in the Granite State.
Instead of taking on the herculean task of remodeling our schools over the next five weeks in what will no doubt result in an epic fail for all, Vermonters need to seize local control, bolster courage in their superintendents, and demand our schools reopen to a normal school experience.
A student-led initiative at the University of Vermont is calling not only for the university to cut ties with city police, but also to defund and disarm its own campus police.
School choice vouchers must be expanded to give all parents the ability to fulfill their hope to send their child to the best school possible. Let competition reign. Redirect our tax money to a vital and exciting new educational paradigm. Just imagine it.
COVID-19 is going to change how many things are done around the world even long after it’s gone, and some for the better. One casualty of the COVID innovation revolution is going to be the public school system.
Gov. Phil Scott will do “whatever it takes” to ensure teens get driver education, he said at his press conference Friday.
“Schools should take this extra time to make sure systems are ready and effective, so we can deliver for our children, and build confidence in the public education system’s ability to be flexible and responsive,” said Governor Scott.
Speaking before state legislators recently, Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut said it was unlikely remote instruction would resume on a statewide basis this fall, but some schools may need to incorporate it based on specific concerns.