Governor Peter Shumlin: Education Bill Act 46

Embed This Player

Download: H.264/AAC mp4 file Creative Commons License

Tell us about your experience with this online video, click here.


Six months after signing the historic education reform law known as Act 46, Gov. Peter Shumlin highlights its early success in sparking local conversations statewide about how to enhance educational quality for Vermont’s kids. The Governor makes the announcement at Essex High School a week after voters from the towns of Essex, Essex Junction, and Westford voted to streamline their governance structure, forming one unified district to serve 10 schools in the three communities. The unification was the first under Act 46 and reduces the number of schoolboards from five to one and superintendents from two to one.

The Governor is joined for the announcement by House Speaker Shap Smith, Chairman of the House Education Committee Dave Sharpe, Essex Rep. Tim Jerman, Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe, local schoolboard chair Kim Gleason, Superintendents Mark Andrews and Judith DeNova, students, and others.



1 Thursday November 12, 2015 at 6:00 PM
2 Sunday November 15, 2015 at 2:00 PM
3 Wednesday November 18, 2015 at 5:40 AM
4 Wednesday November 18, 2015 at 11:40 AM
5 Thursday November 19, 2015 at 11:40 PM
6 Friday November 20, 2015 at 4:40 AM
7 Friday November 20, 2015 at 10:40 AM
8 Thursday November 26, 2015 at 5:25 AM
9 Thursday November 26, 2015 at 11:25 AM


rob reiber

Related Issues

Related Tags

Featured Story

Job Posting: Video Support Engineer at CCTV/Channel 17/ Town Meeting Television

CCTV is looking for a creative problem solver with hands on experience in video engineering and desk top support to provide technical services to CCTV & Town Meeting Television. The Video Engineer works with the Systems Engineer to run our current multi-media operations and deliver local public affairs media in a post-cable world. The successful candidate will have strong skills and experience managing business information technology functions including some MySQL/MariaDB database administration, financial systems, CRM, desktop support, website CMS troubleshooting and maintenance, Google Apps administration, telephone and video conferencing.


More News from the Center for Media and Democracy