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Advisory: The Maine Heritage Policy Center Joins Global Effort Celebrating Late Nobel Laureate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2014 PORTLAND, Maine – Milton Friedman, recognized as the greatest economist of the last century, will be the focal point at numerous events nationwide and around the world on July 31. The Maine Heritage Policy […]

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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

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Longley to LePage: An Insider’s Take on Maine’s Budget Process

Every year, Maine state government spends more than $3 billion, and the biannual negotiation over the state's budget is one of the most important -- and

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Blended Learning: Leveraging teachers and technology to improve student outcomes (Case Study 1)

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

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

A Floor or a Ceiling? A Brief History of the Essential Programs and Services Model

Read the full report | In January of this year, Maine’s State Planning Office released its annual “LD1 Progress Report,” which found that Maine’s school districts had demonstrated

A 55 Percent State Share of K12 Spending? We’re already there

Read the full report | In 2004, Maine voters approved a citizen-initiated referendum calling on the state to fund “55 percent of the cost of public education.” The following

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,

Reorganization and the Threat to Maine’s Tradition of School Choice

Read the full report | Before adjourning its recent session, the state legislature approved a much-needed and long-awaited bill to fix some of the technical and other