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Local School Superintendents Say Virtual Charter School Financially Burdens School Districts

| August 21, 2014

Recently we told you about a student who enrolled in the states first Virtual Charter School. While there may be some students that are excited about Maine Connections Academy, local school superintendents don’t feel the same. The school advertises itself as a free public virtual school that comes at no cost to the student. But […]

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Katahdin Trust Company Offers New Internship Program to Students

| August 19, 2014

On the job training and internships are valuable for students as they pursue a higher education. And as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports, Katahdin Trust Company in Aroostook County offered internships for students over the summer for the very first time… Mark Levasseur is nearing the end of his summer internship at Katahdin Trust […]

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Presque Isle High School Welcomes New Principal, Faculty, and Educational Initiatives

| August 14, 2014

The start of the new academic school year is just days away for many County schools. In Presque Isle the high school is opening it’s doors this upcoming Wednesday. And as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports, the school is welcoming new faculty members, teachers, and educational initiatives… Ben Greenlaw lead Thurday’s Teacher Orientation for […]

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First Virtual Charter School to Open in Maine

| August 12, 2014

Maine’s first virtual charter school is on track to open in the fall. It’s adopted the same kind of idea as online college courses, except for students grades 7 to 12, News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos caught up with a student from Caribou that got a head start in her online schooling this summer, who […]

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College Enrollment Rates Up Statewide

| August 8, 2014

The start of the new school year is just weeks away, and according to data released by the Mitchell Institute, enrollment is up at colleges across the state. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has the details on the newly released data…. College campuses across the state are getting ready to open their doors for the […]

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