(BPT) - Underscoring the robust and diverse economic relationship between the Irish and United States economies, a new Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) report from the U.S. Department of Commerce places Ireland at #9 in Foreign Direct Investment contributors to the U.S. economy. Irish inves…
(NewsUSA) - New Year's Day is a popular time for making resolutions to save more and spend less, but you don't have to wait until January 1 to commit to financial well-being. This October 6, World Financial Planning Day provides the perfect opportunity to refresh your financial plan and set …
(StatePoint) As students navigate finding their voice in today’s society, it is necessary that educators are equipped with the resources to empower leadership and self-expression. These skills provide students with the capacity to lead beyond the classroom and make an actionable difference n…
(StatePoint) What if your family’s playtime was not just fun, but a pathway to future success? In a recent survey of parents conducted by OnePoll on behalf of The Genius of Play, a leading online hub of expert-based play ideas and resources for families, 87% of respondents said the skills th…
(NewsUSA) - Had you tried to devise a situation that would bring our public schools to the brink, you couldn't have done better than imagining what happened in the spring of 2020. It happened so fast. Suddenly schools had to figure out how to teach students from afar, without the aid of summ…
(StatePoint) Estimates on the number of students who lack reliable connectivity outside the classroom range greatly. What’s known for sure is that the “homework gap” has affected millions for many years. When classes were conducted remotely, this nagging issue turned into a full-blown crisis.
SWANTON — After the Missisquoi Valley Union school board abruptly canceled its previous meeting over wearing face masks, the school district brought in a Franklin County Sheriff’s deputy to attend Thursday’s meeting.
(NewsUSA) -High-achieving college graduates are continuing to flock to Wall Street pursuing dream careers in finance. This year, investment banks and other financial firms received record numbers of applications for internships, leading prospective candidates to seek new ways to stand out.
(StatePoint) Pre-K learning is fundamental, giving children the skills they will need to thrive in school and beyond. But sometimes kids need more encouragement to get excited about learning. Here are some tools and strategies that can help:
(NewsUSA) - Transportation technology is critical to the American economy, as are the skilled technicians who help maintain steady supply chains and get goods where they need to go.
(NewsUSA) -You herd it here first, the Illinois State Fair is back again this year, providing a way for skilled young farmers to show off their hard work and demonstrate their expertise in the agricultural industry.
(StatePoint) Whether you simply prefer doing things solo or you have a tight schedule that makes it difficult to commit to classes at set times of the week, you don’t need to forgo the pursuit of new hobbies. Here are five activities that you can take on completely on your own:
(NewsUSA) - Toys for Tots is the nation's flagship children's Christmastime charity, but the Program extends to helping children and families in need year-round. As children gear up for the new school year, the Toys for Tots Literacy Program continues its successful Back to School Books camp…
(StatePoint) 3M Sponsored Content. The pandemic has deeply impacted learning experiences for students across America. As educators and students return to school this year, they will continue to navigate these challenges as they look for ways to redefine learning. The pandemic also put a star…
(NewsUSA) -Many of today's students are tuning in to the possibilities of a career in financial planning.
(NewsUSA) They may be one of the best-kept secrets out there. In fact, even as college costs keep rising as surely as we're all getting kind of sick of Zoom meetings, a new Morning Consult survey done with financial firm Edward Jones found that only 36 percent of adults even knew what a 529 …
(NewsUSA) -Parenting is hard, and the past year was especially challenging for parents of school-aged kids, as they struggled to juggle their children's virtual school and the loss of many activities and in-person contact with friends.
(StatePoint) Many students spent the last school year learning virtually, and now, there are a lot of items on parents’ and teachers’ to-do lists to help get ready for a return to traditional learning this school year. Below are tips to help simplify the transition – at home, in the classroo…
(StatePoint) From mathematics to music to new languages, skill development and knowledge acquisition are easiest with the right tools. Set your child up for a successful year with the best back-to-school gear.
ST ALBANS CITY -- A school resource officer committee from the Maple Run Unified School District recommends keeping the district's School Resource Officer program, but is recommending changes — 10, to be exact — after meeting seven times this year.
ST. ALBANS TOWN -- The 182 Bellows Free Academy seniors seemed to glow greener than the fields around them as the sun grazed their emerald robes in the bright morning on Saturday.
RICHFORD — The streets were alive with maroon and gold Friday evening as the Richford High School Class of 2021 celebrated graduation.
Ahead of graduation this weekend, students at Bellows Free Academy in St. Albans were awarded scholarships for their achievements during their highschool years. Here are the proud seniors of St. Albans and the awards they have won:
BURLINGTON — The cool blue waters of Lake Champlain played host to BFA St. Albans seniors on Wednesday as Senior Week events continued aboard the Spirit of the Ethan Allen.
ST. ALBANS CITY — Four Franklin County high school students were recently awarded scholarships towards their health-related degree programs from the Martin H. Wennar, MD Health Education Fund.
POTSDAM, N.Y. — Here are Franklin County students who've been named to the Dean's List and Presidential Scholars at Clarkson University:
ESSEX, N.Y. — Enosburg Falls High School is one of 20 in Vermont and New York that will receive funding for a college readiness program.
ST. ALBANS TOWN — After over a year of embracing completely new methods of education, students across Franklin County and the state will finally have their day in the sun: graduation is finally here.
FAIRFAX — Bellows Free Academy Fairfax’s new principal is none other than one of their very own Bullets: social studies teacher Liz Noonan was unanimously voted in as their new leader on Thursday night.
MONTPELIER — School districts across the state should plan for a return to full-time in-person instruction this fall, according to guidance released Friday by the Agency of Education.
MONTEZUMA, N.M. — Ada Shookenhuff, of Bakersfield, has received a scholarship to continue her high school education at the United World College ISAK in Japan.
ST. ALBANS CITY — After a year of isolation, distance, and a rapid evolution into the world of online learning, high school seniors were told they wouldn’t be able to look forward to mainstays like prom, homecoming and the senior parade.
The Vermont Curriculum Leaders Association (VTCLA) steering committee has announced Linda Keating as the nonprofit’s first-ever executive director. Keating, current director of curriculum for Franklin West Supervisory Union (FWSU), will officially begin on July 1.
FAIRFAX — The race isn’t over yet, but the BFA Fairfax principal search committee has narrowed its search down to two candidates for the principalship at BFA Fairfax: Wisconsin’s Andy Johnson, and BFA Fairfax’s longtime social studies and government teacher, Liz Noonan.
SWANTON — It was early Thursday morning that students of Missisquoi Valley Union High School hoisted a new flag onto their school’s revered pole next to the proud banners of the Abenaki, the State of Vermont, POW MIA and the United States of America.
Summer is peeking over the horizon for Vermonters, and after more than a year of turmoil in public education amidst a pandemic, experts around the state are hoping for a more “typical” learning atmosphere.
ST ALBANS CITY — Despite a global pandemic, mandatory distance between themselves and their classmates and a cloudy way forward, Bellows Free Academy students are demanding that the show must go on.
MONTPELIER — Citing Maple Run Unified School District as an example, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Disability Law Project of Vermont Legal Aid sent a letter to the Agency of Education demanding that school police no longer be paid for with funds from school Medicaid Reinvestment Funds.
RICHFORD — It’s May and while students are excited, local high schools have been working hard regarding prom and just how to hold the event during COVID-19.
ST. ALBANS CITY — With the impending retirement of Superintendent Dr. Kevin Dirth and the appointment of Dr. Bill Kimball to fill his shoes, John Muldoon was recently named the new assistant superintendent for the Maple Run Unified School District beginning on July 1.
GEORGIA — Pending approval of the Vermont Agency of Education, a longtime BFA Fairfax principal and teacher may depart to become interim superintendent of the Franklin West Supervisory Union to replace outgoing Superintendent Jim Tager.
(StatePoint) While young children have been less vulnerable to COVID-19 health dangers, a new study finds that they’ve been tremendously impacted by the disruption to preschool activities triggered by the pandemic.
FLETCHER — With a passion for the deep heart of Vermont and a conviction in her stride, incoming Fletcher Elementary School principal Aimee Toth aims to take the small rural town’s elementary school to new heights and carve a brave new story.
GEORGIA — Residents approved a revised $13.9 million school budget during a special vote Tuesday. The budget passed with 283 yes votes and 245 in opposition.
(StatePoint) What do budgeting monthly expenses, being a sports fan and following a recipe have in common? All these activities employ math. Unfortunately, it is common for students to struggle with math classes because they don’t see how the subject will matter in their everyday lives.
FLETCHER — The search for the next Fletcher Elementary School principal has come down to two candidates: Vermonter Aimee Toth and Philip Banios, of Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
MONTPELIER — The Vermont Agency of Education released guidelines Friday for graduations and school events that closely mirror guidelines in the state’s reopening plan.