Education and Workforce Development

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August 8, 2011
The United States has one of the world’s most advanced higher education systems, attracting droves of foreign students here to earn a coveted degree despite language and cultural barriers.
February 12, 2009
“Uniform data collection and benchmarking” describes a process and a plan to ensure that Maine’s investments in K-12, post-secondary education and workforce training are properly aligned and produce meaningful and measurable results.
June 17, 2008
In 2007, the legislature enacted a landmark school district consolidation initiative to help with runaway school funding costs and a shrinking student population. Recognizing both the need for change and resistance to reform, this issue of Choices presents a ‘third way’ to make the consolidation law more attractive to local school districts.