It’s no secret the education field was burdened during the pandemic, with schools nationwide facing teacher workforce shortages. Now, the 2022-23 academic year is halfway done, and Maine school districts are struggling to fill the same gaps they were months ago. Newly...
After being the only state in 2020 to see a rise in its teen birth rate, classified by the National Vital Statistics System as births by 15 to 19 year olds, Maine is among 29 states to see a decline in teen births for 2021, according to data published this week. ...
The University of Maine, home of the world’s largest 3D printer, is becoming known as a world leader in engineering advances. The university’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center is headed by Dr. Habib Dagher, also known for teaching the next generation of...
Editor’s Note: The following story first appeared in The Maine Monitor’s free environmental newsletter, Climate Monitor, that is delivered to inboxes for every Friday morning. Sign up for the free newsletter to get important environmental news by registering at this...
Annie Ropeik, a regular contributor to The Maine Monitor’s environment and energy reporting, has been awarded one of five Journalism Fellowships for 2023 by the Environmental Solutions Initiative at MIT. Ropeik will report on a climate change-related project, to be...
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