Saturday, March 8, 2014
The foundation has awarded nearly 23,000 grants worth almost $11.5 million since establishing the program in 2009.
One of five charter schools in the state, the academy had more than 100 apply for 85 student openings.
Two members say they felt misled by the application for the Lewiston-Auburn Academy Charter School, but opinions are divided on whether it merits an investigation.
But it rejects a second online school and a charter school accused of ‘lying’ on its application.
A commission will vote on bids to open the state’s first virtual academies, and one with Turkey ties in the Lewiston area.
A draft proposal from the school district to the school board would put the first day of school on the Tuesday after Labor Day.
Portland High School’s clinic provides comprehensive health care for about half its students, including dental and mental health services.
Lawmakers also give Jim Rier an ovation for his many years of service as they send his nomination to the Senate.
A legislator says the state shouldn’t pay as much for online students because the true cost is likely lower.
Reactions are positive as the test provider says it will drop the mandatory essay and obscure vocabulary and return to a 1,600-point scale.