PRIORITY NOTICE: Maine DOE’s path forward with respect to Chapter 134 (Regulations for Awarding a High School Diploma)

After careful review of all oral and written comments received by the Maine DOE regarding proposed rule Chapter 134, Regulations for Awarding a High School Diploma, the Maine DOE has made the decision to withdraw the current proposed rule and restart the rulemaking process after a brief pause for conceptual conversations. The conceptual conversations will … Continue reading PRIORITY NOTICE: Maine DOE’s path forward with respect to Chapter 134 (Regulations for Awarding a High School Diploma)

Link available for Recorded Hearing on Proposed Rule Chapter 134 (Regulations for Awarding a High School Diploma)

A recording of the August 14 public hearing of proposed rule Chapter 134 (Regulation for Awarding a High School Diploma) is now available at the following link. Link to recorded public hearing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mA1QZ88BOuw&feature=youtu.be Written comments may also be submitted by 5pm on September 8, 2017 to the attention of Diana Doiron at diana.doiron@maine.gov or at … Continue reading Link available for Recorded Hearing on Proposed Rule Chapter 134 (Regulations for Awarding a High School Diploma)

PRIORITY NOTICE: Live Broadcast of 8/14 Hearing on Proposed Rule Chapter 134 (Regulations for Awarding a High School Diploma)

On Monday, August 14th, the Maine DOE is providing an opportunity to listen to the live public hearing of proposed rule Chapter 134 (Regulation for Awarding a High School Diploma) to anyone unable to attend the hearing from 9-11 AM in room 500 at the Cross State Office Building in Augusta. Listen live on 8/14 … Continue reading PRIORITY NOTICE: Live Broadcast of 8/14 Hearing on Proposed Rule Chapter 134 (Regulations for Awarding a High School Diploma)

PRIORITY NOTICE: Maine DOE Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule Chapter 134 (regulations for awarding a high school diploma)

The Maine DOE welcomes comments on proposed regulation, Chapter 134 pursuant to 20-A MRS §4722-A (Regulations for Awarding a High School Diploma). A public hearing will be held on August 14th in room 500 at the Cross State Office Building from 9-11 am. Anyone unable to attend the public hearing may send written comments by … Continue reading PRIORITY NOTICE: Maine DOE Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule Chapter 134 (regulations for awarding a high school diploma)

Upcoming Rulemaking to Support the Implementation of a Diploma Based on Proficiency

The Maine DOE recently submitted to the Secretary of State proposed regulation, Chapter 134, pursuant to 20-A MRS § 4722-A (Regulations for Awarding a High School Diploma). This rule chapter supports the implementation of a diploma based on proficiency, and fosters the culture of learning that makes it possible for each learner to graduate ready … Continue reading Upcoming Rulemaking to Support the Implementation of a Diploma Based on Proficiency

Upcoming Rulemaking to Support the Implementation of a Diploma Based on Proficiency

The Maine DOE recently submitted to the Secretary of State proposed regulation, Chapter 134, pursuant to 20-A MRS § 4722-A (Regulations for Awarding a High School Diploma). This rule chapter supports the implementation of a diploma based on proficiency, and fosters the culture of learning that makes it possible for each learner to graduate ready … Continue reading Upcoming Rulemaking to Support the Implementation of a Diploma Based on Proficiency

CTE Diploma Pathway in law

New Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathways to Graduation through PL 489, “An Act To Implement Certain Recommendations of the Maine Proficiency Education Council” The Maine Department of Education is excited to outline some of the multiple pathways to earning a proficiency-based diploma that involve CTE enabled by Public Law Chapter 489, “An Act Implement … Continue reading CTE Diploma Pathway in law