Maine DOE Update – November 15, 2018

From the Maine Department of Education

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News & Updates

Maine DOE Releases 2017/2018 Education Assessment Results

The Maine Department of Education has released the 2017-2018 Maine Education Assessment (MEA) results in the content areas of mathematics, English language arts/literacy, and science. | More

PRIORITY NOTICE: MEA Released Items and Individual Student Reports Available

The Maine Department of Education in collaboration with school districts and schools have verified their 2018 Maine Educational Assessments (MEA) results data within the Maine Assessment and Accountability Reporting System (MAARS). All data in the confidential (login credentials needed), and public sites is now available. Individual Student Reports (ISRs) are also available to districts to download. | More

PRIORITY NOTICE: Live Broadcast Available for Public Hearing on Proposed Revisions to Science and Technology, and Social Studies Standards

As a reminder, the Maine Department of Education has scheduled a public hearing on November 15, 2018 as part of the scheduled periodic review of the Maine Learning Results. The Department is seeking public comments regarding the proposed revisions to Rule Chapter 132, revised science and technology and social studies standards. | More

Maine DOE Celebrates Educational Support Professionals Day

In celebration of Educational Support Professionals Day, the Maine Department of Education would like to thank and congratulate the tens of thousands of educational support professionals working in Maine’s public schools. | More

Important Updates and Information About New Certification System

The Maine Department if Education is celebrating the Maine Educators Information System’s (MEIS) one year anniversary. MEIS has officially been in production for one year as of November 14, 2018. Over the course of the past year the following has occurred: | More

Reminder of Information Sharing Statute Relating to Investigations of Educators

As a reminder, LD 1924 An Act To Improve Information Sharing Relating to Investigations of Educators (Sec. 1. 20-A MRSA §13025) will go into effect on December 3rd, 2018. | More

What Is Academic Achievement? #success4ME

Within Maine’s Model of School Support as part of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Maine uses data from Maine’s Education Assessments to define the academic achievement indicator as the number of students scoring at a performance level of 3 (meeting state expectations) or 4 (exceeding state expectations). | More

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