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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

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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

Blended Learning Model at Carpe Diem Collegiate High School and Middle School in Yuma, AZ

Online Learning: Maximizing Results by Leveraging Technology

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

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The Past and Present of Customized Learning in Maine

 Maine’s first academy, Berwick Academy in South Berwick, was founded in 1791.

This is the first of a three-part series on customized

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

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

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

The Promise of Public Charter Schools: Closing Maine’s Achievement Gap

Read the full report | Last summer, in the midst of high school graduation season, Education Week Magazine released the results of an extensive, nationwide study of