Charter School Choice
Do state statutes allow for charter schools?
Are for-profit charters allowed?
Is there a cap on the number of charter schools?
Are charters required to provide transportation for any students?
Can charter schools employ uncertified teachers?
Virtual School Choice
Do state statutes allow for full-time virtual schools?
We did not find anything about virtual schools in Vermont revised statutes.
Are virtual schools required to track attendance?
Do virtual schools have to comply with state teacher certification requirements?
Private School Choice
Do state statutes allow for voucher programs?
Vermont statute allows for the Town Tuitioning Program: a voucher program that provides educational options for students whose towns do not have public schools. The "receiving" school can be a public or private school in or outside Vermont
Do state statutes allow for educational expense tax credits or deductions?
No educational expense tax credits or deductions found.
Can students use vouchers to attend religious schools?
Independent school is defined as: a school other than a public school, which provides a program of elementary or secondary education, or both. An "independent school meeting education quality standards" means an independent school in Vermont that undergoes the education quality standards process and meets the requirements of subsection 165(b) of this title.
Is there a cap on the number of students or private schools participating in voucher programs?
Are voucher students in private schools required to take any standardized tests?
Can private schools be removed from voucher programs based on performance?
Are private schools in voucher programs required to provide transportation?
Interdistrict School Choice
Do state statutes allow for interdistrict choice?
Vermont statutes allow for interdistrict choice amongst high school students.
Are receiving schools or districts required to provide transportation to any students?
Jointly, the superintendent of each supervisory union shall establish and update a statewide clearinghouse providing information to students about transportation options among the high school districts.