Co-hosts Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley recently sat down with Sharon Academy Head of School Michael Livingston to discuss some of the challenges facing Vermont’s independent schools. They specifically discussed their concerns over bill S.229. S.229 is a bill seeking to expand special education requirements for independent schools that wish to accept students under Vermont’s school choice system. Students in the school choice program utilize their tax-based public tuition dollars to pay for enrollment at an independent school. School choice is a great system that offers students the flexibility to enroll in academic programs that complement the public school system. Having the ability to choose to pursue an education in an environment that is best suited...
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VOTE FOR VERMONT:Special Education Requirements For Independent Schools