We are closely tracking back-to-school plans for college students in our region. And we're learning more about how UVM intends to keep its students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community safe when classes resume. Our Dom Amato has details on the plan.
SUNY Plattsburgh says it's ready to welcome back students for the fall semester. Like most schools, there are changes you need to be ready for. Our Kelly O'Brien has the details and reaction from the local business community.
Back-to-school preparations are moving forward in Vermont with coronavirus cases remaining under control across the state. Friday, the governor announced more money to help keep critical child care operations afloat and greenlighted fall sports. Our Calvin Cutler has the details.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York's success in battling the pandemic means it is safe for schools to offer at least some days of in-person classes. In Plattsburgh, the city school district is going with a full in-person model. But the plan is getting pushback from some parents. Our Kelly O'Brien explains.
A tale of two school districts illustrates the challenges of going back to school in the COVID-19 era. Schools across our region are preparing for the new year and deciding whether that will mean having students return to school buildings or learn remotely. Our Olivia Lyons looks at two nearby school districts going in different directions.
Concerns about sending kids back to school continue to dominate the governor's coronavirus news conferences and that was true again on Tuesday. Our Olivia Lyons has more on what state leaders are telling parents and educators.
Teachers in Vermont are demanding a seat at the table when it comes to decisions around reopening schools. They rallied at the Vermont Statehouse Monday, calling on Gov. Phil Scott to make sure reopening is safe and equitable. Our Erin Brown was there.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country's leading infectious disease specialist, told the Dartmouth-Hitchcock community there should not be a one-size-fits-all model for kids returning to school. Our Adam Sullivan has more.
One of Gov. Phil Scott's executive orders delays the beginning of school for about two weeks. This leaves many parents searching for child care. Our Olivia Lyons learned how two parks and recreation departments are helping to bridge the gap.
State leaders are still searching for a way to keep the Vermont State Colleges System afloat as it faces a $30 million deficit next year. Our Calvin Cutler shows you how lawmakers and education leaders are forging a path forward through the pandemic.
Vermont students learned Tuesday they will be going back to school after September 8th, giving districts and schools a bit more time to plan what learning methods they will use this fall. While some teachers and administrators have raised concerns about returning to classrooms, others we spoke with say they are keeping an open mind about the hybrid model many schools are adopting.
It looks like Vermont students will go back to school after Labor Day. Gov. Phil Scott says the two-week delay will give districts more time to prepare for the health and educational needs of students and teachers. Our Olivia Lyons has more on the order and reaction.
School districts across our region are beginning to release more details about how they will educate students this fall. Districts in Chittenden County are planning a hybrid model that will have students attend in-person two days a week. Our Olivia Lyons has details.
Many Vermont families are waiting to find out what school will look like for children in the fall and how much remote learning will be involved. With only a month and-a-half till classes begin, some working families are feeling anxious.
Some teachers, students and parents are concerned about returning to school this fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic. They're pushing for an immediate investment in broadband should classes have to shift back online. Our Calvin Cutler reports.