To The Editor:
In August 2015 the Harwood Unified Union School District Board (HUUSD) was sworn in after a positive vote to consolidate the school governance of our existing district schools in Warren, Fayston,
The Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) Board has finally voted on each budget item for next year and any parent worried about losing teachers can breathe easy.
At their January 11 meeting, the HUUSD
The Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) was formed on August 31, 2016, and they have until June 30, 2017, less than one year, to oversee an extremely complicated merger.
The members of the newly unified
By Brigid Nease
The Fayston School Board met on December 20 and then held a special meeting, to write and send a letter out to the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) Board and wider community. This is
Although no final decisions have been made by the new unified union school board based on current class sizes, two less teachers in the school district would make schools more equitable.
The Harwood Unified Union
By Rob Williams
The Harwood Union Unified School District (HUUSD) Board would like to thank residents who have engaged with us as we begin to examine the complexities of overseeing our new unified school
Declining enrollment in The Valley’s schools is leading to tough decisions for the new unified school board.
At a December 7 meeting, the Harwood Unified Union School Board (HUUSD) took their first steps toward
Conflicting laws within the state of Vermont are causing issues for the Washington West Supervisory Union.
The first, Act 166, is currently being implemented throughout Vermont which mandates that universal pre-K
Since a vote to quickly consolidate school boards and budgets passed on June 7, the newly consolidated district – named the Harwood Unified Union School District – will begin operating on July 1, 2017.
The Warren Select Board dealt with questions surrounding Act 46, a new law that aims to consolidate school governance and budgets across the state.
Warren resident Valerie Bigelow, who is running against Warren
On June 7, all Valley towns, or Washington West Supervisory Union (WWSU) districts, will vote for an accelerated version of Act 46. The law intends to consolidate school governance and budgets across the state in order
By Brigid Scheffert Nease, superintendent
On April 19, the State Board of Education approved the Washington West Supervisory Union (WWSU) plan to merge our seven school boards into one. It’s up to each town’s
By Brigid Scheffert Nease
The Act 46 Washington West Supervisory Union (WWSU) Study Committee, the WWSU executive board and the WWSU administration have been meeting twice a month for almost eight months studying
Fayston citizens will gather the signatures necessary to require the select board to include an article on the Town Meeting warning that calls for withholding education tax payments to Montpelier.
At the board’s
Part 2-The Sticks
My first writing a few weeks ago focused on the law itself and our local challenges, especially our declining enrollment, where to find information and the work
By Scott Mackey
Last year, the Legislature passed and the governor signed legislation – Act 46 – that places increased pressure on school boards to change Vermont’s “business as usual” approach to K-12 education.
One of the biggest decisions facing voters of the Washington West Supervisory Union (WWSU) this decade
By Brigid Scheffert Nease, superintendent of schools
The Washington West Supervisory Union (WWSU) executive board and the Act 46 Board Study Committee have been meeting jointly twice monthly since September on
When it comes to Act 46, “Local boards are going to be very important, because every community is going to have to decide” which path to take, Washington West Supervisory Union (WWSU) executive committee chair and
“It’s not unique having situations in Vermont where boards are sort of caught in a difficult place,” Nicole Mace of the Vermont School Board Association told residents at the Warren School Board meeting on Tuesday,
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