Skip to comments.Vt. public school enrollment down again
Posted on 03/31/2009 6:31:50 PM PDT by george76
Enrollment in Vermont's public schools is down for the 13th straight year.
Public schools in Vermont have lost nearly 13 percent of their students since a high of more than 106,000 in 1997.
recent reports showing Vermont with one of the lowest birth rates in the country, it could be some time before the number of students reverses.
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Well I suppose taxes will go down then?
Well, from what we hear, hippie type people, nature lovers, dissaffected people who are escaping the bit city, others who choose to be liberal and child free are moving to Vermont. Vermont used to be a socially conservative state. So many transplanted New York liberal types have gone there, that it’s now a solid reliable blue state for Democrat candidates.
Howard Dean was their governor once upon a time. Need we say more. Beautiful state, but my head would explode if I lived there.
Vermont has the highest average age of the fifty states..."some time", indeed.
Every year a school loses a student it makes it that much more challenging to protect the taxpayers, Remick said.
As the numbers drop costs remain the same for heating, maintenance and, to a large extent, teachers.
Oddly enough, there are a ton of little kids in my little town in central Vermont, and the local school population is up again. I’m not sure what it is, except that maybe having kids is catching, since I’m almost the only conservative in town. Maybe two or three others that I can think of.
But young kids everywhere.
Maybe some people are finally waking up.
Too early to tell, but we see seeing many liberals locally beginning to listen to reason as BHO, Reid, Pelosi...are killing their jobs.
Flood the state with illegals. Notice how the most insanely libs who are in this state keep it incredibly white.
They’re busily educating all those children who are offspring from all those gay marriages they started having.
Vermont is a beautiful state, but many of the people there are crazy as sh!t house rats. I’m sure a lot of them are members of the voluntary extinction movement. And then there are the homosexuals. Nuff said.
It is the global warming reducing the motility of the spermatazoa or the granola eaters.