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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Technology has become a vital part of American life. Combined with the Internet, innovative new technologies bring the information of the world into the palm of our hands. Kids of all ages use iPhones, iPads, Facebook, Email, Wikipedia and myriad other Web-based platforms every single day. Now imagi ...
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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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Read the full report | Maine’s schools face a series of challenges in the years ahead. Despite sizable increases in school spending, student achievement outcomes have remained flat or have declined. At the same time, ongoing budget shortfalls may lead to additional cuts in school spending. Drops i ...
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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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