Education Taxes: Is The System Working?

Feb 26, 2013

The House just passed a 5.5% increase in property taxes for Fiscal Year 2014. And many expect the rate increase to be around 11% for 2015. The increase is driven by rising education costs, declining enrollment numbers and a drop in property values.

Dorset State Representatives Patti Komline and Bristol Representative Dave Sharpe discuss the current education funding system and what changes could be made to improve it.

Also on the program Hartland author Sarah Stewart (S.S.) Taylor, has written a new book for young adults, The Expeditioners: And the Treasure of Drowned Man's Canyon. She takes us on a journey with the book's heroes, Zander, Kit, and MK

And, it's prime season for ice fishing on Vermont's waterways. We'll tell you all about the new rules regulating shiners and fatheads.