16 V.S.A. § 2902
“2902. Tiered system of supports and educational support team
(5) provide all students with a continuum of evidence-based positive behavioral practices that promote social and emotional learning, including trauma-sensitive programming, that are both school-wide and focused on specific students or groups of students;” (Source)
Reported Animal Abuse Cases
BurlingtonFreePress.com reported that a 13-year-old boy had been charged with aggravated cruelty to animals after a local family’s cat was reportedly found dead, hanging from a tree. The boy was also allegedly accused of killing a chicken and was a suspect in an assault at school.