Friedman Legacy Day 2014

Friedman Legacy Day 2014

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Nexus 2
In the Midwestern United States, one charter school’s approach to blended learning was ambitious right from the start. The first five Nexus Academy schools - three in Ohio (Cleveland, Columbus, and Toledo) and two in Michigan (Lansing and Grand Rapids) all launched on the same day: September 4, 20 ...
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In southeast Denver, Colorado, one young public charter school is using blended learning to serve at-risk elementary school children – and it is generating some impressive results.Rocky Mountain Prep (RMP) is spearheaded by founder and CEO James Cryan, a 2007 graduate of Colby College in Watervill ...
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Modern education and online learning
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 4, 2014February 5th is Digital Learning Day in MaineAUGUSTA, Maine – The Maine Heritage Policy Center and Americans for Prosperity Maine will host a press conference tomorrow in celebration of Digital Learning Day, Wednesday, February 5th. The press conference ...
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Blended Learning Model at Carpe Diem Collegiate High School and Middle School in Yuma, AZ
It’s time for Maine to embrace innovation in education through online learning - a method inherently customized to suit the needs of our individual students. Think about the technological progress we’ve made in different areas of life over the past few centuries. At one time, surgeons knew only ...
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Berwick Academy in South Berwick, Maine
 Maine’s first academy, Berwick Academy in South Berwick, was founded in 1791.This is the first of a three-part series on customized learning in Maine. Download the report here.By Amanda ClarkMHPC Education Policy AnalystCustomized learning is a student-focused syste ...
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Racing to Catch Up

Racing to Catch Up

Read the full report | Having fallen behind more reform-minded states, Maine will struggle mightily to demonstrate to the Obama administration that it is worthy of federal Race to the Top funds.Included in the $787 billion federal economic stimulus bill passed by the Congress last spring was the Rac ...
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Confronting the Critics: Myths and Facts about Charter Schools in Maine
Read the full report | This was supposed to have been the year that Maine finally enacted legislation authorizing public charter schools. In Washington, the Obama Administration strongly supports public charter schools, with the president himself calling on states to lift any restrictions on the n ...
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Public Charter Schools: Centers for the Kind of Educational Innovation that Maine Needs
Read the full report | Public charter schools are public schools that, by virtue of their unique system of governance, have more control over their own budget, staff and curriculum, and are free from many existing public school regulations. In a recent speech on education policy, President Barack ...
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The Promise of Public Charter Schools: Closing Maine’s Achievement Gap
Read the full report | Last summer, in the midst of high school graduation season, Education Week Magazine released the results of an extensive, nationwide study of high school graduation rates. Among their conclusions was a finding that Maine’s long-celebrated above average high school graduation ...
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