All posts tagged school reform

Friedman Legacy Day 2014

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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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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

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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

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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