Transforming Education

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Imagine a
classroom without four walls or desks…or how about a school where students work
during the evenings for class credit?  These
are just some of the ideas of Vermont Education Commissioner Armando Vilaseca.  We talk with the new commissioner about how
he thinks the state’s traditional education system needs to transform to better
prepare students for college and jobs in the 21st century. (Listen)

Also, is the
affordable housing crunch easing in Vermont? 
Two economists in the state say it is – but some other experts beg to
differ.  We discuss both sides of the debate with Bruce Edwards of the
Rutland Herald. (Listen)

And, every
weekend in February the communities in the Champlain
Islands host winter activities to
make the most of the winter’s frigid temperatures.  We recently stopped by and watched a game of
ice golf. (Listen)

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