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Education Committee sees bill to raise teacher starting salaries and set higher standards

Education Committee sees bill to raise teacher starting salaries and set higher standards

| May 6, 2015

It’s time to raise the bar for our state’s new teachers according to the Maine Education Association.¬†They’re supporting parts of a bill that looks to increase the minimum starting teacher salary and the qualifications to become a teacher. “We are losing amazingly talented young people who don’t want to go into teaching because we do […]

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Student Restraint Rules In Schools

Student Restraint Rules In Schools

| February 22, 2013

A new rule that was implemented in the fall of this school year has been limiting what teachers can do about a student who’s unruly.¬† Now educators across Maine say they need that rule to be loosened so that their classrooms aren’t so chaotic and unpredictable.

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