- Associated Press - Monday, December 4, 2017

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont’s independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says young people aren’t getting enough information about the best way they can pursue educations after high school.

Sanders said Monday during a visit to Peoples Academy in Morrisville that he wanted to learn from students about what they need the most.

Sanders, an independent who serves on the Senate education committee, visited the school along with Vermont Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe, Labor Commissioner Lindsay Kurrle, and others.

Holcombe says students need to understand the benefit of some post-secondary education, whether it is an industry recognized credential or a college degree.

Holcombe and Kurrle say they will consider a new website for students that would help them understand their options in high school and beyond.

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