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Teachers, Deputy Ed. Sec. Bouchey Discuss Closing Vt. Schools For The Year

Edmunds Elementary School sits closed in Burlington on a winter day.
Elodie Reed
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Edmunds Elementary School in Burlington sits closed, as are all Vermont's K-12 schools by order of the Governor due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Gov. Phil Scott announced Thursday that Vermont's schools would remain closed through the rest of the term to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Agency of Education Deputy Secretary Heather Bouchey joins Vermont Edition to discuss how they're helping schools move classroom instruction online, meeting the needs of students with disabilities, getting meals to students and more.

Our guests are:

  • Heather Bouchey, Deputy Secretary for Vermont’s Agency of Education
  • Adam Bunting, principal at Champlain Valley Union High School in Hinesburg
  • Kathy Smith, science teacher at Caanan Memorial School
  • Suzanne Paugh, art teacher at NewBrooke Elementary School in Newfane

Broadcast live on Monday, Mar. 30, 2020 from 12-2 p.m.; rebroadcast from 7-9 p.m.

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