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College Grads Begin Job Search, Experts Offer Advice

| May 19, 2014

The job search is on for Josh MacKinnon and Luke Bartlett — both of whom graduated from the University of Maine at Presque Isle this past weekend. When MacKinnon was asked when he wants a job by, he replied, “tomorrow. Tomorrow would be nice. No, but realistically, within the month.” One wants to be a […]

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Easton School and Town Officials Work to Correct Budget Issue

| August 13, 2013

As students in Easton head back to school, Superintendent Roger Shaw tries to understand why Easton was the only school to lose money after lawmakers put 26 million dollars back into the department of education. Shaw says, “You know to get a printout on the computer screen and see one red number and it was […]

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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 oneĀ  of a three part series, […]

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Maine Public Schools Face Cut in State Aid

| December 29, 2012

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.

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