All posts tagged school funding

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 spring, the legislature enacted LD 1, which put a process in place whereby […]

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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

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

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

Educational Service Districts in Maine: Western Maine Educational Collaborative

Read the full report | In January, The Maine Heritage Policy Center released a Maine View report, Education Service Districts: Achieving school administrative cost savings while protecting

Education Service Districts: Achieving school administrative cost savings while protecting local control and parental involvement

Read the full report | Buried in Governor John E. Baldacci’s fiscal year 2008-2009 General Fund budget is a policy change that could dramatically alter the face