All posts tagged school reform

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Global Illusions: Bowdoin’s Post-Citizens and the Future of American Higher Education

The Maine Heritage Policy Center invites you to attend Global Illusions: Bowdoin’s Post-Citizens and the Future of American Higher Education Presented by Dr. Herbert London President Emeritus Hudson Institute Please join us for an in-depth presentation and discussion about the […]

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Schools for Maine’s Future: The Promise of Digital Learning

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

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

Empowering Students, Achieving Results: Three reform approaches that would bring greater accountability to Maine’s institutions of higher education

Read the full report | Maine has a higher education problem. Attorney and Bangor native Eliot Cutler, a former White House official, recently delivered a well-received

Is Maine’s Public University System Meeting Needs of the Private Sector?

Read the full report | According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Maine state government spent $715,163,000 on higher education in FY 2006—$544 for every man, women and child in

Improving Civic Education in Maine’s Public Colleges and Universities

Read the full report | Last year, the Delaware-based Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) published a report titled Failing Our Students, Failing America: Holding Colleges Accountable for Teaching

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

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