Maine lawmakers to consider 15 criminal justice bills

Maine lawmakers to consider 15 criminal justice bills

Lawmakers will consider more than two dozen bills this session that seek to reform the state’s criminal justice system, some of which were carried over from last year and others that move recommendations forward from task forces and committees. Other bills could be...
Failing to thrive?

Failing to thrive?

Growing concerns about how well Maine’s nine public charter schools are educating students have some predicting that legislation to shut down charter schools will be on the docket next session. Maine’s Democratic lawmakers succeeded where no other state did this...
The innovators club

The innovators club

“Nimble” and “flexible” aren’t words one often hears schools use, but it’s how Maine’s nine public charter schools define their own success. Envisioned as pilot sites for curriculum and teaching techniques, which would later be shared with the rest of the public...