From the Maine Department of Education
Blue Ribbon Commission To Meet Monday, October 17
Augusta – The next meeting of the Commission to Reform Public Education Funding and Improve Student Performance in Maine will be held on Monday, Oct. 17 at 9:00 a.m. at the Lewiston Regional Technical Center. The Lewiston Regional Technical Center is located at 156 East Avenue in Lewiston. A copy of the meeting agenda and documents relating to the Commission’s work will be posted here as they are made available.
Additionally, members of the public who wish to submit comments or ideas about public education issues for consideration by the Commission may do so here. Comments submitted through the website will be distributed to members of the Commission.
The Commission to Reform Public Education Funding and Improve Student Performance in Maine was created by LD 1641 which allocated an additional $15 million in education funding for local schools. Based on the Commission’s work, a report to the Governor and the Legislature will be submitted by Jan. 10, 2017 that includes findings and recommendations for action to reform public education funding and improve student performance in the state.
Notices and Reporting Items
- Local Entitlement Report of Final Expenditures for FY15, due Oct. 30
- Local Entitlement Year End Report for FY16, due Oct. 30
- Private School Oct 1 Enrollment Reporting (EF-M-13), due Oct. 31
- Report of Services to Students with Disabilities Part I (EF-S-05), due Oct. 31
- EPS October 1 Enrollment Reporting, due Oct. 31
- Report of Services to Students with Disabilities Part II (EF-S-05), due Oct. 31
- Staff Data Reporting 2016-17, due Oct. 31
- Graduation Reporting, due Oct. 31
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