DOVER >> The next meeting of the to Act 46 Elementary Study Committee for Dover, Marlboro and Wardsboro is scheduled for Thursday, September 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Dover Elementary School.

Residents, taxpayers and voters have several options if they wish to keep informed about the progress of the tri-town Elementary Study Committee. One way is to attend the monthly meetings. In addition, anyone interested may sign up for periodic email news about the committee by sending name, address and email address to: A third way is to visit the newly created blog "WCSU Act 46 Elementary Study Committee Work" at This website includes the meeting agendas, the full minutes of every meeting, links to video tapings of the meetings, the full schedule of upcoming meetings, a page of Frequently Asked Questions, and a page of links to information and articles about Act 46. Visitors to the blog may submit questions by email, which the committee will answer and may post. Members of the local Front Porch Forums will also see the committee's meeting schedule as a calendar event.

Looking ahead, the October meetings for the Act 46 Elementary Study Committee for Wardsboro, Dover, and Marlboro are scheduled for Thursday, October 13, 6:30 p.m. at the Marlboro Elementary School, and Thursday, October 27, 6:30 p.m. at the Dover Elementary School. The next meeting to be held at the Wardsboro Elementary School is scheduled for Thursday, November 10, at 6:30 p.m.

Vermont's Act 46 is an act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance. Act 46 Elementary Study Committee is comprised of community members from Wardsboro, Marlboro and Dover who serve the towns in a variety of capacities and who were tasked with working towards an agreement that will form a new educational school district for these towns that meets the goals of Vermont's Act 46 — to provide better and more educational opportunities for students in these three towns.