Gov. Phil Scott is pitching a universal after-school program for K-12 students that would be rolled out over the next five years, a plan he said will benefit both students and their working parents. 

The proposal, which Scott outlined in his State of the State address Thursday, stood out in a speech that was light on new policy proposals from the administration. 

Democrats embraced the idea, and say they want to work with the governor to start building a statewide network of after-school programming.

Read more at VTDigger.org (Democrats embrace Scott’s universal after-school program pitch)

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