Liveblogging the Education Committee’s Work Session on the Race to the Top bills, Part 6

Liveblogging the Education Committee’s Work Session on the Race to the Top bills, Part 6

March 9, 2010 Posted by Maine Heritage Policy Center - No Comments

As expected, news being made on LD 1801 – Rep. Casavant is proposing to replace LD 1801 with charter school legislation – a national model developed by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.

His comments focus on the kids that fall through the cracks – “why not give them options?” Why not indeed.

Rep. Johnson discusses the effort being made in Greenville to create a charter school there…

Rep. Nelson wants to know the details of what Rep. Casavant is proposing…

Yet another good speech by Rep. Casavant – this one related to teacher certification – he is dead on.

Bill tabled….