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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Reforming Teacher Pay in Maine – Part 2 Making Alternative Teacher Compensation Systems Work
Read the full report | As The Maine Heritage Policy Center described in a recent Maine View policy brief entitled Reforming Teacher Pay in Maine - Part 1: How Alternative Teacher Compensation Systems are Improving Student Outcomes, one of the efforts being made to improve the quality of the teacher ...
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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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Beyond School District Reorganization: A Vision for Education Reform
Read the full report | Just before the December 1st deadline for Maine’s school units to submit their district reorganization plans, the Maine Department of Education released a long-awaited proposal to amend the embattled consolidation law, claiming at the time that the suggested changes would ...
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