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Burlington School Board members voted to adopt a $7M budget for FY18 and put forth a deferred maintenance bond, during a meeting at Hunt Middle School on Jan. 10.

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

July 11, 2017

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 Hunt Middle School on Jan. 10. The result is a 6.6 percent budget increase over last year, which will now head to the ballot...

Burlington School Board members voted to adopt a $7M budget for FY18 and put forth a deferred maintenance bond, during a meeting at Hunt Middle School on Jan. 10.

No Settlement Reached After Teacher Contract Mediation Session

June 1, 2017

The Burlington Education Association (BEA) and the Burlington School Board have yet to reach a settlement after a seven hour mediation session on Monday, according to a statement from the district. The board declared impasse on March 16 after early talks...

BEA President Fran Brock addresses the media after reaching a tentative agreement with the Burlington School Board in October, 2016. | Photo: Alexandre Silberman/Register

UPDATE: Projected Faculty Turnover Rate Prompts Concerns

May 29, 2017

  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 will not be returning to the district for the next academic year, according to a May...

Abbey Pasquence and Sean Fleming both work in the Offensend Library at Burlington High School. | Photo: Lucy Govoni/Register

Technology Reduces Need for Library Books

Lucy Govoni February 22, 2017

Technology is a central to the learning at Burlington High School. There are smart boards in many classrooms, students turn in their assignments online and every student has a Chromebook. Unfortunately, when technology became integrated into the BHS...

The Burlington Education Association and school board exchanged initial contract proposals for the 2018 fiscal year on Monday.

FY18 Teacher Contract Negotiations Underway

January 31, 2017

After a potential strike this fall, the Burlington School Board and teachers’ union have yet to exchange proposals for a fiscal year 2018 contract, according to a Jan. 24 news release. The board had asked the Burlington Education Association (BEA)...

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