Act 46 in Supreme Court, merged districts face tax bill sticker shock - State House Headliners

A pro-school choice attorney is fighting the Vermont Board of Education in the Supreme Court over its decision to force districts to merge under Act 46. Meanwhile, two small towns in Orange County have discovered that their school taxes went up way, way more than expected after their merger. Temporary teething problem, or swelling toothache?

 

"“I’m not feeling real good about this,” Paul Jewett, former Newbury school board chair, reportedly said. “In Newbury, we are feeling the full brunt of this merger. The state didn’t have the courtesy to inform us. This is not a way to build trust.”


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