Five School Districts Support Consolidation at Town Meeting
School districts in Orange, Addison, Rutland, and Franklin Counties voted to consolidate district governance on Town Meeting Day. The districts are Addison Northwest, Addison Central, Franklin Central, Orange Southwest, and Rutland South, all by comfortable margins. Governor Peter Shumlin has pushed for school district consolidation under Act 46 as a means to reduce educational costs and increase academic opportunity. Shumlin issued the following statement following the Town Meeting Day results. vermontbiz.com
On Town Meeting Day, Vast Majority Of Local School Budgets Were Approved
Voters throughout the state overwhelmingly approved their local school budgets on Town Meeting Day. The latest figures show that 216 budgets were approved Tuesday and only 11 were rejected. Last year, 20 budgets were rejected, and 2014 voters rejected 35 budgets. VPR
Sanders Top Aides Says Their Man Still Holds a Winning Hand VTDigger.Org
Watch Channel 17’s Chittenden County Town Meeting Results.
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