Maine receives ESEA waiver

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act waiver will allow Maine to move forward on local and State reforms that will cut in half the percentage of non-proficient students at each Title I school by 2018 AUGUSTA – Maine will have flexibility in meeting federal education requirements and be allowed to implement its own statewide system … Continue reading Maine receives ESEA waiver

Education Commissioner Bowen to visit Biddeford school Thursday on Promising Practices Tour

BIDDEFORD – Maine Department of Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen will visit Biddeford Middle School Thursday to see the positive impact of a transformational principal.The Commissioner’s visit is part of his Promising Practices Tour, which will take him to each of the state's nine superintendent regions to see innovative practices schools are implementing that show promise … Continue reading Education Commissioner Bowen to visit Biddeford school Thursday on Promising Practices Tour