Somewhat related - here's a link to an article this month in E-School News
concerning the Microsoft audit situation
( Apparantly
Microsoft is backing off a bit in their audit demands, but not before a fair
number of school districts have migrated over to Linux.

Bill Romond

Educational Technology Coordinator
Vermont Department of Education
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-2501
(802) 828-0064 (V)
(802) 828-3140 (F)
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From: School Information Technology Discussion
[mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Dave Tisdell
Sent: Saturday, June 29, 2002 5:30 PM
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Subject: Re: Linux Users in Vermont ...

As far as I know, there is not a K 12 Linux group but SLUG (small Linux
users group) is based in Burlington. They have a website but I forget
the url. Do a search in google for SLUG Vermont and you should find it.
David Tisdell. Computer Coordinator
Mt. Mansfield Union High School
211 Browns Trace
Jericho, VT 05661
802-899-4690 (Voice)
802-899-2904 (Fax)
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>>> [log in to unmask] 06/28/02 08:50 AM >>>
Mike Kanfer asks :

Does anyone know if there is a K12 Lunix user group in
the state or any Linux user group at all?

Well, there's

(1) BALUG : Burlington Area Users

(2) Champlain Valley Users Group at
    has some enthusiasts

(3) MacChamp : OS-X BSD's is a popular flavor of "non-Linux"
    linux :

(4) SLUG-VT : A couple of links ... and
    their mailing list at [log in to unmask]

(5) VAGUE : Vermont Area Group of Unix Enthusiasts (37 subscribers)

Not to mention "school-it" itself :)