Interior IG clears Bernhardt on water district lobbying claims

Linda D. Garrow

The Interior Department’s Office of Inspector General today cleared former Secretary David Bernhardt of allegations that he had violated lobbying disclosure laws prior to his tenure with the Trump administration — but put a notable asterisk on its findings, saying that investigators could not draw “firm conclusions” on some aspects […]

A Vermont school district reimposed a mask mandate. The state’s top education official urged it not to.

Linda D. Garrow

Dan French, secretary of the Vermont Agency of Education, speaks during a Covid-19 press conference on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021. Photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger On March 25, faced with rising Covid-19 cases, administrators in Vermont’s Washington Central Unified Union School District announced that they would reimpose their mask mandate. Citing […]

Adams 14 School District to discuss future

Linda D. Garrow

A 2018 order requires the district to work with an outside manager in an effort to turn around student performance which had the lowest rates since 2010. ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — The Colorado Board of Education on Friday voted to temporarily deny Adams 14 School District’s request to find a […]