School board gets lesson in proficiency-based learning

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter The Champlain Valley School District School Board on Tuesday saw a final presentation of proficiency-based instruction and how it works. Teachers from Shelburne Community School and Champlain Valley Union High School demonstrated how the technique works better than traditional testing and grading. Jeff Badillo and Sam Nelson talked about a unit… Read More »

House passes excise tax bill on e-cigarettes

By Rep. JESSICE BRUMSTED March means many things in Vermont: town meeting, sugaring, pot holes, longer days and even the clocks have been changed. Halfway through this legislative session, here are a few of the important issues under consideration: E-Cigarettes & Vaping In December 2018, the Surgeon General declared an epidemic in e-cigarette use among… Read More »