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Gendron calls on school leaders to review teacher evaluation models
With the clock ticking on Maine's Race to the Top application, thestate's Department of Education iscalling on school officials to begin exploring the idea of teacherevaluation models which make use of student performance.In an InformationalLetter released Wednesday, the soon-to-beformer commissione ...
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Transparency-Shedding Light on Government Activities II: The Hidden LD 1 Cost-Shift
Read the full report | In the spring of 2005, the Legislature passed LD 1, which promised to ease property tax burdens by increasing the state’s share of K-12 spending statewide. While the state did increase its financial commitment to education, it also shifted much of the funding for a number of ...
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