A Real Plan for Education Reform

Maine’s education system has lost its forward momentum.It has become stagnant in its pursuit to better educate and prepare our students for all the challenges they may face in the future.Even with the adoption of numerous expensive and “du jour” style education reforms, Maine schools are not p ...
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Here in Maine we began the process in earnest toward Proficiency Based Education with passing LD1422 in 2012. Prior to the law, it was introduced on a large scale with the pilot program, Reinventing Schools Coalition (RISC). RISC was initiated in Alaska and implemented in California and Colorado.  ...
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Friedman Legacy Day 2014

Friedman Legacy Day 2014

Online Ticketing for Friedman Legacy Day 2014 powered by Eventbrite ...
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Blended Learning: Nexus Academy of Indianapolis (Case Study 3)

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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Blended Learning: Rocky Mountain Prep (Case Study 2)

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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Take Action – Contact Your State Leaders Today

MHPC's Action Center is designed for you to easily reach out to the Governor and your state legislators about the issues that are important to you.Just follow the prompts and complete the fields. After you hit submit, your letter will be sent directly to the Governor and your state legislators.THANK ...
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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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Bowdoin College
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 3, 2014February 6th Event to Revisit What Does Bowdoin Teach and Feature National Association of Scholars’ Dr. Peter W. WoodPORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Heritage Policy Center will host the “Global Illusions: Bowdoin’s Post-Citizens and the Future of Ameri ...
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Maine online learning
The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) has updated its education Web site with new information relating to online and digital learning—a fast-growing movement to innovate and personalize student learning.MHPC’s Center for Education Excellence launched ...
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made in maine

University of Maine System Receives ‘F’ in Several Key Areas

If the taxpayer-supported University of Maine System were a student, it would be repeating the semester.  Accordingto a report released today by The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC)and the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA), the Universityof Maine System received failing grad ...
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