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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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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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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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Reforming Teacher Evaluation in Maine: New Haven, Connecticut’s Innovative Approach is a Model for Maine
Read the full report | By June 1 of this year, Maine is to submit its application for the Race to the Top, a federal education grant program that could bring the state as much as $70 million in funding for education reform. As a result of recently-enacted legislation, however, Maine is ineligible to ...
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Measuring Maine’s Public Colleges: Non-Instructional Staffing and Cost-Per-Degree
Read the full report | Are Maine’s colleges and universities as efficient as they could be? According to the Brookings Institution’s 2006 “Charting Maine’s Future” report, “inefficiencies in Maine’s higher education system may be costing the state $14 million a year.” The $14 millio ...
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Improving Civic Education in Maine’s Public Colleges and Universities
Read the full report | Last year, the Delaware-based Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) published a report titled Failing Our Students, Failing America: Holding Colleges Accountable for Teaching America’s History and Institutions. As with the Institute’s 2006 study on civic education at the ...
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District Consolidation and the Threat to School Choice: 15 Reorganization Plans to Watch
Read full report | As The Maine Heritage Policy Center reported in a recent policy brief titled Reorganization and the Threat to Maine's Tradition of School Choice, opportunities for families to choose the schools their children attend are in danger as a result of the ongoing school district consoli ...
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Reforming Teacher Pay in Maine – Part 1 How Alternative Teacher Compensation Systems are Improving Student Outcomes
Read the full report | The current effort to consolidate Maine’s many small school districts is the latest in a series of recent efforts to improve the state’s schools. During the past decade, Maine has enacted tougher learning standards, developed new assessment systems to test student achievem ...
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