We, the undersigned legal voters of the Town of Windham Vermont, petition the School Board to warn the following Article for the Town of Windham to vote on at a special meeting to be held within 30 days of receipt by the town’s clerk pursuant to 17 V.S.A. 2643(a):
Article 1: Shall the Town of Windham close Windham Elementary School effective June 30, 2022 and adopt School Choice for the grades K-6th. (Cite as: 16 V.S.A. § 821) and authorizes the school board to provide for the elementary education of the students by paying tuition in accordance with law to one or more public elementary schools in one or more school districts;
Article 2: Shall the Town of Windham grant general authority to the school board to pay tuition for an elementary student at an approved independent elementary school or an independent school meeting education quality standards pursuant to sections 823 and 828 of this chapter upon notice given by the student’s parent or legal guardian before April 15 for the next academic year. Article 2 is contingent on the passage of Article 1.