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Un-Chartered Territory: The Debate Over Charter Schools in Maine

| March 28, 2013

Last Friday, Governor LePage launched his Putting Students First Education Summit. One of the big issues out of the event was the open discussion of school choice. In part two of her series, Shawn Cunningham talks to the state education commissioner about school choice and how its juxtposed to public schools.

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Un-CHARTERED Territory: A look at the Charter School Debate in Maine Pt. 1

| March 28, 2013

Public School superintendents are criticizing Governor LePage saying he was anti-public school and pro-charter school from the getgo of his administration. Governor LePage has fired back saying he wants to ensure Maine students are academically competitive with the rest of the nation. As Shawn Cunningham finds out in part one  of a three part series, […]

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NewsSource 8 at 6 March 27, 2013

| March 27, 2013

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Town Managers Discuss LePage’s Budget Proposal

| March 27, 2013

Governor LePage’s proposed biennial budget has stirred up quite the response from town and city leaders in the state. Katie Zarrilli spoke to town managers in Easton and Mars Hill.

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Town Manager Retiring

| March 27, 2013

The town of Fort Fairfield is going through a transition in leadership.  Town Manager Dan Foster will be retiring by the end of 2013.  As much as the town hates to see him go, his replacement will make it a smooth transition.

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