Friday, April 18, 2014
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Along with new questions, changes include getting rid of the penalty for wrong answers, limiting the use of a calculator and returning to a 1,600-point scale.
The bill falls short of the two-thirds support that emergency measures, or bills that take effect immediately, need for final passage.
The bill now faces a final Senate vote before being sent to Gov. Paul LePage.
Barry Mills will step down next year to pursue another ‘professional challenge.’
The president says she was not reacting to student protests, but others say they can’t be discounted.
Theodora Kalikow says she is open to alternative plans for cutting the budget and will still eliminate about 35 staff positions.
The proposal includes a moratorium on using consultants, consolidating departments and campuses, and making the president, deans and provost teach classes.
Obama’s selection of William Adams still needs Senate confirmation.
About 200 people gathered to oppose proposed cuts and demand their right to public higher education.
The elementary school is one of six schools added to the state’s guaranteed fund list to renovate or rebuild facilities.
Marc Sawyer’s strong words after an athlete-suspension controversy should trigger a change for the better.
The cuts come in response to a $36 million funding shortfall in the University of Maine System.
USM student organizers have kept up a relentless drumbeat of protests unlike anything in recent memory.
Just about every woodsman event – ranging from the pole climb to wood sawing and chopping – is a necessary method of work for logging and lumber occupations.
The pair had been accused of selling prescription drugs to other Bowdoin students.
The Muskie School of Public Policy will take a small section of the old MaineGeneral location.
Officials say the state workforce needs people with a bachelor of science degree in information technology.
Officials say the degree courses weren’t working well, and that two will be taught in a different way because the skills are in demand.
The district school board had recommended that both schools be closed in order to reduce education costs.
The proposed online school won’t be reconsidered by the charter commission until at least May, if ever.
‘I Am Eleven’ is part of the Portland Children’s Film Festival and includes interviews with 11-year-olds in 15 countries.