Maine

Outdoor education teacher Mark Savage challenges his students with a game in class at Brewer High School in Brewer, Maine on April 30, 2021.
Outdoor education teacher Mark Savage challenges his students with a game in class at Brewer High School in Brewer, Maine in April.
Linda Coan O’Kresik for Education Week
Equity & Diversity Why Two Superintendents of Mostly White Districts Are Actively Fighting Anti-Black Racism
Predominantly white school districts across the country have started addressing systemic racism in the classroom, but not every district is doing it, and those who are brace for backlash.
Eesha Pendharkar, May 7, 2021
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Teaching Profession Teacher Salaries Are Increasing. See How Your State Compares
The National Education Association warns that some of the progress in teacher pay could be jeopardized by the pandemic.
Madeline Will, April 26, 2021
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St. Joseph Middle School eighth grader Carter Turner, along with his parents, Chad and Misty Turner, wave at the camera livestreaming before the final eighth grade boys basketball game of the season against Prairieview-Ogden Junior High on March 4, 2021 in St. Joseph, Ill.
St. Joseph Middle School eighth grader Carter Turner, along with his parents, Chad and Misty Turner, wave at the camera livestreaming before the final eighth grade boys basketball game of the season against Prairieview-Ogden Junior High in St. Joseph, Ill. earlier this month.
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Education Once a Novelty, High School Sports Livestreaming Becoming a Staple
Streams of high school sports events are gaining in popularity as the COVID-19 pandemic has limited in-person attendance.
Larry Mahoney, Bangor Daily News (Maine), March 22, 2021
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In Burlington, Vt., public schools, a team of multilingual liaisons work from home to keep English-language learners connected with their schools and teachers during the coronavirus shutdown.
In Burlington, Vt., public schools, a team of multilingual liaisons work from home to keep English-language learners connected with their schools and teachers during the coronavirus shutdown.
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English-Language Learners Schools Lean on Staff Who Speak Students' Language to Keep English-Learners Connected
The rocky shift to remote learning has exacerbated inequities for the nation's 5 million English-learners. An army of multilingual liaisons work round the clock to plug widening gaps.
Corey Mitchell, April 27, 2020
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States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Maine
This Quality Counts 2020 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 21, 2020
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States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Maine
This Quality Counts 2019 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 16, 2019
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School & District Management Maine Earns a C-Plus on State Report Card, Ranks 12th in Nation
This Quality Counts 2018 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 17, 2018
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Education Betsy DeVos Approves Vermont and Maine ESSA Plans
The latest approvals mean 12 of the 17 state plans submitted so far for Every Student Succeeds Act implementation have been given the federal go-ahead.
Daarel Burnette II, August 31, 2017
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Connor Maxcy in Surry, Maine.
Connor Maxcy in Surry, Maine.
School & District Management Photo Essay Transitioning From Island Life to an Inland High School
Connor Maxcy's life was documented as a student living on a small island moving inland to attend high school.
Kristen McNicholas , April 10, 2017
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Principal Shawn Chabot (back left) at Lewiston High School in Lewiston, Maine, keeps an eye on the hallway during class change on the first day of school. Proposed tax increases up for a vote in November aim to make up for flagging revenue in the state that has had an impact on school funding.
Principal Shawn Chabot (back left) at Lewiston High School in Lewiston, Maine, keeps an eye on the hallway during class change on the first day of school. Proposed tax increases up for a vote in November aim to make up for flagging revenue in the state that has had an impact on school funding.
Sarah Rice for Education Week
Federal Tax Boosts to Aid K-12 Up for Vote in Several States
Voters in Maine, Oregon, and other states are being asked to approve ballot measures that would use tax increases to increase the amount of money school districts receive each year.
Daarel Burnette II, September 6, 2016
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About 1,000 students participated in the 9th-annual Maine Learning Technology Initiative Student Conference at the University of Maine in Orono in 2012. They learned about digital game design and other computer skills.
About 1,000 students participated in the 9th-annual Maine Learning Technology Initiative Student Conference at the University of Maine in Orono in 2012. They learned about digital game design and other computer skills.
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Infrastructure Maine 1-to-1 Computing Initiative Under Microscope
Gov. Paul LePage has called for a review of his state's groundbreaking digital learning program, questioning the impact of the effort on student achievement.
Benjamin Herold, August 30, 2016
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Education Opinion Students as Leaders of Their Character Education
At an EL Education school in Maine, a cooperative effort to develop Habits of Work and Learning created broad ownership for school goals.
Contributing Blogger, August 19, 2016
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Education Opinion My Hope for the New School Year: Falling in Love
Let's make sure that every student falls in love with school.
Megan M. Allen, August 18, 2016
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Science teacher Andrea Froburg, math teacher Jessica Cutliffe, and special educator Aimee Hall, from left to right, review a student’s file in a Building Assets-Reducing Risks meeting at Noble High School in North Berwick, Maine. Noble is testing the BARR program with i3 funding.
Science teacher Andrea Froburg, math teacher Jessica Cutliffe, and special educator Aimee Hall, from left to right, review a student’s file in a Building Assets-Reducing Risks meeting at Noble High School in North Berwick, Maine. Noble is testing the BARR program with i3 funding.
Sarah Rice for Education Week
Every Student Succeeds Act In Maine, Intervention Smooths 9th Graders' Paths
The Building Assets-Reducing Risks program now being tested in Maine is among a handful of promising ideas that started as federal i3 grants.
Sarah D. Sparks, March 22, 2016
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