Funding Our Schools

We talk to Martha Allen, the newly elected president of the VT-NEA, about the teachers’ perspective on school funding and budget cuts. Also, Vermont Law School delegates in Copenhagen report back on the climate change conference. And, how to make igloos.

NEA plans campaign against two-vote budget law

The Vermont NEA, the state’s teachers union, is planning to wage an aggressive campaign this fall to overturn a new law that calls for two votes on education budgets in higher spending towns. Supporters of the law say they’re surprised and dismayed by the group’s actions.