Maine DOE’s legislative summary available

From charter schools and school funding, to the State budget, the first session of the 125th Maine Legislature was an eventful one for the state’s public schools.

The Maine Department of Education has prepared a summary of major laws related to education enacted by the First Regular Session of the 125th Maine Legislature.  We hope this information is helpful to you as you plan for the 2011-2012 school year.

The summary lists the provisions of each relevant bill, the effective date and action required by the bill, and the primary contact person in the Department and/or the State Board of Education.

The summary can be found at: http://www.maine.gov/education/ruleslegislationlist.htm.

If you have any questions pertaining to this summary, contact Greg Scott, the Department’s Legislative Liaison, at greg.scott@maine.gov or at 207-624-6663.