• Complaint filed over science ed
    November 20,2012
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    ALBANY, Vt. ó A group of parents in a Vermont school district has filed a complaint with the state Education Department saying their children arenít getting a proper education in science.

    The parents of a combined third- and fourth-grade class at the Albany Community School say a teacher who formerly taught fourth-grade English and social studies was told to teach science, too.

    The parents said the teacher told them at an open house that she feels overwhelmed with her additional duties.

    The Caledonian-Record reported that Principal Jill Chaffee wrote to parents that there are no financial resources in the current budget to hire additional staffing. She said the middle school science teacher will help primary grade teachers enhance the science program.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN Vermont News
    If this hasnít been the worst year ever for truth in politics, I canít think of what was. Full Story
    A moment of truth for presidential debate moderators
    MONTPELIER ó Renowned poet and playwright David Budbill died early Sunday morning from... Full Story
    Vermont poet David Budbill dies at 76
    MONTPELIER ó Artists from Windham County have been honored by Gov. Full Story
    Aho, Saxtons River painter, selected for Vermontís top arts award
    More Articles
  •