Valente Family

Michael and Nancy Valente are a married couple with one school-aged son, Dominic. After their local public high school closed, the Valentes wanted to find a school that met Dominic’s needs. Although the family is not religious, they found that Mount St. Joseph Academy in Rutland, Vermont was the right school for Dominic. Not only was it close to their home, but it also had small class sizes and the type of learning environment where Dominic could thrive.

  • September 9, 2020    |   Educational Choice

    Vermont Educational Choice

    Vermont Parents Sue State Over Unconstitutional School Choice Policy

    Since 1869, Vermont has used a unique program to solve the costly problem of educating children in rural areas. Rather than forcing every school district to provide a complete k-12 curriculum, the state gives parents a choice: If their local school district doesn’t provide instruction for their child’s grade-level, then the state gives parents a…

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