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The search for a new MSAD 1 superintendent is over. After a 13 months of looking, MSAD 1 has named a new superintendent. On Wednesday night, the school board named current RSU 20 Superintendent Brian Carpenter as their choice. Superintendent Search Committee Chair Lucy Richard says it was tough to pick the right candidate. “We had a very […]
After three and a half years of planning, Chinese exchange students are now attending MSAD 1. It’s part of an initiative to expand diversity. “We’ve gone from modest beginnings to to a point where it’s really blossoming,” says Superintendent Gehrig Johnson. The first component of the initiative is having some schools in China use the Presque […]
The State of Maine is replacing GED exams with a new test. The department of education recently made the announcement. Starting in 2014, a new high school equivalency exam will replace the GED exam for the coming year. It’s called the HiSet test and the Department of Education says it covers the same content as the […]
Governor LePage’s order to cut state spending by $35 and a half million dollars is bad news for schools. The Department of Education is facing a 12.6 million dollar cut in state aid to local schools. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli explains what the impact will be.