in the Rutland Southwest Supervisory Union are on strike this week. Last fall,
teachers in Bennington walked the picket lines, and several
other communities have narrowly averted walk-offs in the past year. We look at the bigger picture to put these strikes in context.
Vermont has the lowest incarceration rate for juveniles in the nation, because the state instead focuses on rehabilitating kids in the community. Also, we begin a series that looks at the first 400 years of music in our region.