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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

UPDATE: 16 Reorganization Plans and the Threat to School Choice

Read the full report | As The Maine Heritage Policy Center has previously reported, opportunities for Maine families to choose the schools their children attend are in

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

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

New York’s BOCES System: A Model for Maine?

Read the full report | Under the provisions of the school district reorganization law passed last spring, school and community leaders had until December 1 of this

Is Bigger that Much Better? School District Size, High School Completion, and Post-Secondary Enrollment Rates in Maine

Read the full report | If recent news stories from across Maine are any indication, opposition to the state-mandated school district consolidation effort is growing. Communities are

Saving Our Small Schools: Is Privatization an Option?

Read the full report | Maine’s small schools are in danger. Though legislators deliberating Governor Baldacci’s school system consolidation proposal could have found other ways to generate administrative