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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.
Courtesy of Burlington School District
Families & the Community 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
5 min read
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.
Gabor Degre/Bangor Daily News-File
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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States Opinion As 50 States Prepare to Reimagine Education Policy, Four Are Able to Offer Guidance
Today, Congress agreed to reauthorize its central education policy and usher in a new era for state education systems. And four states, it turns out, are ready for their close-up.
Contributing Blogger, December 9, 2015
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Education Opinion How My Research on Climate Change Changed Me
A Maine student's research trip to New York taught powerful lessons on resilience in the face of adversity.
Contributing Blogger, September 25, 2015
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States Maine House Speaker Expands Suit Against Gov. LePage Over Charter School
In his suit, House Speaker Mark Eves said that Gov. Paul LePage acted out of "personal rage, vindictiveness and partisan malice" by threatening a non-profit group with the loss of funds if they made him its president.
Andrew Ujifusa, August 13, 2015
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