Financing public education at that level will be a challenge in two years. Backtracking won’t be easy, either.
The number of registered homeschool students increased 71 percent this school year, but the long-term effects are not clear.
Just another day at school for these Carrabassett Valley Academy students who combine academics with high-level training in skiing and snowboarding.
Public Health Notebook: With 40 new outbreaks in the past week, Maine’s COVID metrics surge past previous peaks
Despite the rising number of cases, the state’s seven-day positivity rate remains among the lowest in the country.
While most Maine schools are adapting to online learning for the first time, Maine Virtual Academy and Maine Connections Academy have been online-only for more than five years. Though students are flocking to them this year, the schools haven’t solved all the challenges posed by virtual learning environments.
As students resume classes, school officials prepare for potential pandemic-induced educational divide
School officials are weighing how to bridge expected achievement gaps that may have resulted from remote learning in the spring.
Joshua Mutshaila, a recent Casco Bay High School graduate who moved from South Africa three years ago, discusses the mixed feelings of pride and regret over a nontraditional senior year marked by the coronavirus pandemic.
Katelyn Ingerson a senior at Lewiston High School, discusses the positive memories she will hold onto from her last year of high school, despite not being able to complete the year in-person because of the coronavirus.
Georgia Howe, a senior at Hall-Dale High School in Farmingdale, discusses the positive memories she will hold onto from her last year of high school, despite not being able to complete the year in-person because of the coronavirus.
Amber Sandstrom, a senior at Fort Kent Community High School, discusses the day-to-day realities of finishing high school online amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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