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Deborah Bucknam: Making Town Tuitioning Legal Statewide in Vermont

November 14, 2017

Deborah Bucknam, an attorney in Vermont, discusses a proposed lawsuit to establish town-tuitioning as a legal practice across the state.

Deborah Bucknam, an attorney in Vermont, talks about a lawsuit she and her colleagues are preparing that would bring about equal education opportunity for Vermont students. The proposed suit argues that town-tuitioning, a practice in which districts pay for students to be educated in neighboring towns, in the event they don't have a school in their own town, should be practiced statewide. Bucknam shares history and details of the case and discusses challenges the lawsuit will likely encounter. 
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Teresa Mull is a policy advisor for education at The Heartland Institute. @SchoolReform