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SURVEY: Should Vermont Adopt Statewide School Choice to Lower Property Taxes and Improve Student Outcomes?

Families in over 90 Vermont towns enjoy full school choice today. They can send their children to places like St. Johnsbury Academy or Burr & Burton…. South Burlington...

Commentary: School Choice Even Improves the Value of Your Home

By Rob Roper There are plenty of reasons for parents and kids to love school choice in the 90 plus Vermont towns that already have it, and there...

Commentary: Legislature Moving to Increase Electric Rates

By John McClaughry The 2015 legislature, and of course, Gov. Peter Shumlin, are hard at work contriving yet another way to make Vermonters pay more for their electricity....

Rob Roper Makes the Case for Statewide School Choice

CLICK to Watch Presentation EAI president, Rob Roper, is taking this presentation on why Vermont should adopt a statewide school choice policy around Vermont. In a nutshell, school...

Commentary: School Choice – and Lower Property Taxes

by John McClaughry Finally alarmed by voter resentment at high school property taxes, the Vermont legislature is hot on the trail of some kind of “solution”.  It’s not...

Commentary: Vermont’s Renewable Energy Policy Worse Than Worthless

By Rob Roper The Vermont Legislature has long been bent on saving the planet through government micromanagement of energy policy. The big issue this year appears to be...

EAI Board Member Wendy Wilton Nailed Single Payer Costs/Problems – For Free – in 2011

by Rob Roper On December 15, Governor Peter Shumlin announced that he was pulling the plug on a Single Payer Healthcare system for Vermont. His reasoning, “The cost...

Commentary: Universal School Choice is the Answer to Property Tax Crisis

by Rob Roper Here’s the puzzle the Legislature must solve regarding education finance reform: How do you lower the cost of educating our kids so we can cut...

Let’s Build On Our Victories in 2015. Renew Your Support for EAI!

Dear friend of EAI, 2014 marked a turning point in Vermont. The voters crippled Peter Shumlin politically and rejected his big-government, statist agenda. Folks are catching on! People...

“Turning Blue” – A film of Vermont’s political impact on the national stage

“All eyes are on Vermont’s plan for a single-payer system, starting in 2017. If it flies, it will change everything, with many states sure to follow suit by...
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SURVEY: Should Vermont Adopt Statewide School Choice to Lower Property Taxes and Improve Student Outcomes?

Families in over 90 Vermont towns enjoy full school choice today. They can send their children to places like St. Johnsbury Academy or Burr & Burton…. South Burlington...

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