Eric Jacobsen

Understanding Act 46

July 1st, 2017 — the date by which Act 46 must be operating — isn’t very far away. By then, the school board’s special committee for the issue will have...

How Much Can Tech See?

No, they can’t watch you through your webcam, if that’s what you’re wondering. But they can see quite a bit. All the computers and phones connected to the...

In Defense of Proficiencies

Why do you hate proficiency based learning? “Because proficiency based learning makes it easier to get a B and harder to get an A.” “Because they’...

U-32 Graduate Runs for Office

When Ben Kaplan was in eighth grade, he served as a page in the Vermont state house, carrying messages, sitting in on committees, and getting his first exposure...