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October 1, 2014
Political Forums Focus on K-12 Education

Maine School Management Association sponsored legislative forums in nine different regions across the state in September bringing together school board members, superintendents and legislative candidates to talk about key issues facing public education prior to Election Day. The forums brought candidates into our schools – three CTE centers, a middle school, high schools and a […] ...Read the full article.

October 1, 2014
41st Annual MSMA Fall Conference

MSMA Fall Conference: Public Education for ME The essential and changing role of public schools in Maine is the focus of the 41st Annual MSMA Fall Conference, featuring keynotes on how school boards and administrators can help improve and support student success. Scheduled for Thursday and Friday, Oct. 23 and 24, at the Augusta Civic […] ...Read the full article.

August 17, 2014
GPA spreadsheet released

The Department of Education has released a spreadsheet showing how General Purpose Aid is being distributed across the state in the 2014-2015 school year. ...Read the full article.

June 11, 2014
Six charters eye 2015 opening

Six groups have submitted letters of intent to apply for permission to operate new charter schools in Maine in 2015. ...Read the full article.

May 9, 2014
Second virtual charter off table for now

The Maine Charter School Commission decided on May 6 not to reconsider an application to establish a virtual charter school linked to virtual school giant, K-12 Inc., meaning there will be only one virtual charter opening this fall in the state. ...Read the full article.

April 18, 2014
Charter funding bill defeated

An amendment that would have offered financial relief to districts hard hit by charter schools was defeated in the Senate on Thursday after the Maine Education Association lobbied against the proposal despite the fact budget cuts could mean teacher layoffs. ...Read the full article.

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