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BSD progresses in superintendent search

On November 6, 2019, Burlington Superintendent Yaw Obeng announced that he will resign in June. Since then, the Burlington School Board has...

Burlington implements new active shooter protocol

On Feb. 22, 2018, Governor Phil Scott signed a memorandum that sought to expand school safety state-wide. This note came just one...

BREAKING: Superintendent Yaw Obeng to step down in June

Burlington, VT - At 9:33 this morning, Burlington Superintendent of Schools Yaw Obeng sent an email addressed to BSD Community announcing his...

BSD, stop endorsing student strikes

The power of a walkout stems from its core of civil disobedience. Walkouts make a statement by breaking the law. From women...

Initial BHS/BTC building estimates $21 million above bond

In November 2018, Burlington voters passed the largest school renovation bond in Vermont history: 70 million.  The goal: make Burlington High School...

“Our house is on fire”: Burlington strikes for climate change

In August 2018, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg started an international political movement.  Every Friday, instead of school, Thunberg occupied the steps of...

Black Lives Matter at BHS

Burlington High School (BHS) will become the second high school in the nation to raise a Black Lives Matter (BLM) flag on Monday, February...

Burlington School Board Passes $74M Budget, Seeks Maintenance Bond

Watch a video of the full meeting: The Burlington School Board voted to adopt a budget of $73.76 million for FY18 at a meeting at...

No Settlement Reached After Teacher Contract Mediation Session

The Burlington Education Association (BEA) and the Burlington School Board have yet to reach a settlement after a seven hour mediation session on Monday,...

UPDATE: Projected Faculty Turnover Rate Prompts Concerns

  Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include new data and information released by the Burlington School District on Tuesday. 7.8 percent of teachers...