Bernie's recess in VT

Bernie had a very busy two weeks on his Thanksgiving recess travelling around the state meeting with hundreds of Vermonters on a range of issues.

Below are some photos to give you an idea of what he was up to.

In addition to his "No Child Left Behind Town Meeting" (click here for photos), Bernie also held two other town meetings around the state. To view photos click one of the following - Rutland, Vergennes.

*** Click on the photo for a high resolution version.

Bernie speaks at the "Stafford Tech Center" in Rutland with students there about how they are preparing themselves for the modern workforce.

Bernie had a wonderful meeting with students at "Smokey House" in Danby where young people are learning skills in agriculture, forestry, and auto mechanics.

Bernie was a guest speaker at the Vermont Council on Poverty's hearing in Rutland, Vermont.

Bernie discussed the economy and sustainable energy with about 80 students at Spaulding High School in Barre, VT.

Bernie was the guest speaker at the Central Vermont Council on Aging's annual meeting in Barre.

Bernie and Montpelier High School students had a lively and substantive discussion about US foreign policy, poverty, and alternative energy.