vermont
Courts
High school coach denied injunction after being fired for saying men have athletic advantages over women

A coach who was fired for saying that men have biological advantages over women in sports has lost his request for a preliminary injunction.   Coach David… Read More

January 9, 2024
Christian Schools
Vermont’s new ‘equity’ rules may negatively impact private, Christian schools

Vermont’s State Board of Education might be incorporating equity rules for private schools that receive taxpayer dollars – rules which previously only applied to public schools. The change is being… Read More

August 28, 2023
Courts
Vermont coach sues public school after being fired for expressing his views on fairness in girl’s sports

A lawsuit has been filed against a Vermont public school for firing a Catholic snowboarding coach who expressed his view that biological males have a physical advantage over female counterparts… Read More

July 21, 2023
Culture
‘Incredibly unjust’: Elon Musk supports girl who spoke out against trans-identifying student

(The Daily Signal) – Billionaire Elon Musk weighed in Saturday on the story of a Vermont family who spoke out against a biological male using their daughter’s locker room. Musk, who owns Twitter,… Read More

June 6, 2023
Courts
Vermont agrees to pay $125K to father, daughter punished for speaking out against trans student

(The Daily Signal) – A Vermont school district punished a father and his daughter for speaking out against a biological male in the girls’ locker room. Now, The Daily Signal has… Read More

June 2, 2023
Public Education
School district changes tune on race-based student group amid federal civil rights probe

(Daily Caller) – A Vermont school district modified its guidelines for its race-based affinity group to note that “all are welcome” amid a Department of Education Office of Civil Rights… Read More

May 3, 2023
Culture, Public Education
‘Person who produces sperm’: Vermont school district will no longer use gendered terms in sex ed classes

(Daily Caller) – A Vermont school district is no longer using the terms “male” and “female” when teaching sexual education classes, according to a letter obtained by Parents Defending Education… Read More

April 26, 2023
Christian Schools
Vermont senator defends banning Christian school after its forfeit to team with trans player

A Vermont state senator defended the ban of a Christian school that forfeited a state tournament game rather than play against a team with a transgender player during a CNN… Read More

March 21, 2023
Christian Schools, Culture
A Christian school forfeited a girls’ basketball game against a trans athlete over fairness. Now it faces a ban

A Vermont activities association has kicked out a Christian school for refusing to play its girls’ basketball team against a transgender opponent. The Vermont Principals Association (VPA) informed… Read More

March 14, 2023
Christian Schools, Culture
Vermont Christian School forfeits basketball tournament, won’t force girls to play against male athlete who is trans

(Daily Caller) – A Christian high school forfeited a spot in a basketball tournament out of concerns of “fairness” by forcing their female students to compete against another school’s transgender… Read More

February 28, 2023
Public Education
Education tax increase could be 8.3% if surplus funds not applied in Vermont

(The Center Square) – An increase in Vermont’s tax rate is on the horizon for the state’s upcoming fiscal year. The question early in this legislative session is by how… Read More

January 16, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Agency of Education creating parent council

(The Center Square) – Getting parents more involved in their children’s education in Vermont is the focus of a new council. The Agency of Education announced it is creating a … Read More

December 5, 2022
Public Education
LGBTQ+ activist claims Vermont police chief makes community unsafe by supporting traditional values

An LGBTQ+ activist in Vermont claims a police chief’s belief in traditional values makes him unfit to serve the public interest, according to a report by… Read More

December 2, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Vermont school suspends father of female volleyball player who spoke out against transgender policy

Video screenshot (source) Already under fire for banning female volleyball players from using their own locker room after speaking out against changing with a biological male,… Read More

October 24, 2022
Legislation
Vermont to school districts: No more religious discrimination in town tuitioning school choice programs

(reimaginED) – Vermont residents who live in towns too small to operate district high schools may now use public funds to send their children to faith-based private schools. The Education… Read More

October 4, 2022
Legislation
Vermont to school districts: No more religious discrimination in town tuitioning school choice programs

The Gallos were one of several Vermont families who sued the state over its policy banning religious private schools from participating in town tuitioning programs offered in areas… Read More

September 29, 2022
Culture, Legislation
Scott signs bill providing tax relief, education benefits for Vermont military families

(The Center Square) – Legislation pertaining to establishing education benefits for members of the military and tax relief are part of a number of bills signed by Vermont Gov. Phil… Read More

June 1, 2022
Christian Schools, Legislation
Religious schools will be denied voucher participation in Vermont bill if they act like religious schools

In spite of growing support for school choice among parents nationwide, the Vermont Senate passed a school voucher bill last month that would prohibit sending public dollars to… Read More

April 19, 2022