TIMES ARE A CHANGIN' – COMING UP WITH A NEW ED PLAN

BARTON – In 1997, the Legislature passed a new education funding mechanism, Act 60, which ensures, “All Vermont children will be afforded educational opportunities that are substantially equal in quality.” Act 60 also includes the School Quality Standards (SQS), which governed class size, required programs, hours needed to complete an accredited program, and other criteria.For more of this story, read Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Sept. 23, 2013.