K-12 public schools are the heart of Vermont communities. A strong school workforce is essential to their success. A fair pension is both a promise and an incentive for young people to become teachers in rural communities. Necrason Group guided the teacher’s union through a controversial reform of the struggling pension fund to produce a balanced package unanimously endorsed in the General Assembly.
OTHER KEY HIGHLIGHTS
Working with our clients, Necrason Group led efforts to achieve the following:
- Massive public investment was deployed during COVID to improve schools’ indoor ventilation systems
- A statewide extension of the Universal School Meals program initiated during COVID
- Governance modernization of the teachers’ healthcare benefits system