Monday, December 9, 2013
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Grants from the Perloffs directly to teachers lead to hundreds of learning efforts that often become self-sufficient.
American teens show little improvement while China makes huge gains on an international exam.
American 15-year-olds scored below the international average in math and about average in science and reading.
While it has some practical applications and academic benefits, typing ability and computer skills have more.
Educators say that email is the norm and the appropriate electronic communication between them and students.
The benefits far outweigh the costs, the bill’s proponents say, and parents would decide whether to enroll their kids.
The Portland native is the longest serving member of the board.
Two of seven campuses show increases, but an overall trend has officials looking at nontraditional recruitment.
Speakers point to business and education ties and potential as the governor and two others receive awards.
Two bills propose studying the Pay It Forward approach in which students can attend public colleges for free, then commit part of future incomes to sustain the program.
The charter school would have been based at Brunswick High School.
They even notice something about a modified tune is amiss.
The building on Cumberland Avenue is for sale for $2.7 million, would be used to consolidate programs and offices.
About 40 people attended the forum at Ocean Avenue Elementary School and sponsored by the school’s parent-teacher organization.
The lawmakers will decide Wednesday which bills to consider in 2014.
They vow to work together and move past recent allegations about the superintendent.
Two bonds back work at UMaine and community college campuses.
A referendum as early as December could kick-start a withdrawal committee process.
Besides the high positions nationally, Mainers also compare very well against foreign students, a federal study finds.
Frank Sherburne’s communications with a troubled student were just misconstrued, the board chair says.
Saco may decide to leave Regional School Unit 23.