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Unchartered Territory: Charter Schools in Maine Part Two

| April 2, 2013

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: 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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EDUcadia Math Conference

| October 12, 2012

Increasing opportunities and providing the best education possible… that was the goal of a conference held¬†Friday morning at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. News Source 8′s Jenna Callari has a deeper look at the collaboration called, EDUcadia.

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School Officials Speak Out on ‘said’ Achievement Failings

| August 1, 2012

Local school officials have their say on a report criticizing Maine schools rate of improvement on test scores. Shawn Cunningham reports.

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