All posts tagged school reform

Maine’s Laptop Program is Improving Student Writing? Not so fast…

Read the full report | On October 24, 2007, the Maine Education Policy Research Institute at the University of Southern Maine released a report which claimed that the state’s five-year-old middle-school laptop program was “creating better writers.” It backed up […]

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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

The Promise of Public Charter Schools: Closing Maine’s Achievement Gap

Read the full report | Last summer, in the midst of high school graduation season, Education Week Magazine released the results of an extensive, nationwide study of