Maine DOE Update – December 21, 2017

From the Maine Department of Education

Administrative Notices

Priority Notices

Reporting Items

Due date for school facilities inventory reporting extended to 01/12/18

The Maine Department of Education has extended the due date for the FY17 School Facilities Inventory Report to January 12, 2018. | More

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News & Updates

Maine DOE receives 19 FEDES grant proposals as part of EMBRACE regionalization initiative

The Maine DOE is pleased to announce the receipt of 19 regional grant proposals in response to RFP# 201708145 – Fund for the Efficient Delivery of Educational Services (FEDES) grant by the December 19, 2017 deadline. | More

New State expectations for SAT essays set to help improve student writing

The Maine Department of Education (DOE) will start using a “cut score” that includes State expectations for the essay portion of the SAT for the first time. A cut score is the minimum score required for performance at each State expectation level. The essay cut scores are expected to help educators further enhance student writing. | More

Join us for the 2018 Read to ME Campaign

Following two years of strong statewide participation, the Maine Department of Education’s Literacy for ME  initiative will once again be promoting the Read to ME Challenge.  This simple but powerful campaign challenges adults to read to children for 15 minutes, to capture that reading episode via a photo and then post it on social media to challenge others to do the same. | More

Maine DOE office closed December 22 – 26

The office of the Maine Department of Education will be closed the following days as part of the State of Maine’s administrative holiday closure. | More

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