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Showing up to promote school attendance

It’s been said that the first step to success is showing up and nowhere is that more true than in our schools.

Chronic absenteeism – defined as missing 10 percent of the school year (18 days here in Maine) – increases achievement gaps and decreases student outcomes. 504 more words

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Officiating Video - Week 2

The following is an officiating video to assist in your coverage of the NFL.

It can be accessed by clicking on the links below or visiting… 80 more words

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Press Conference Opening Statement

SEPTEMBER 19, 2014

3:00 PM ET

Commissioner Roger Goodell: Good afternoon. Thank you for coming today. I’d like to make a few points and then I’ll be happy to take your questions. 1,185 more words

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Transparent, inclusive process will improve Maine's standards

Earlier this week, a 24-person panel came together in Augusta to begin reviewing the state’s math and English language arts standards.

The panel’s membership – which includes parents, teachers, principals, superintendents, school board members, college professors and business leaders – is diverse, as are their perspectives. 502 more words

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Proficiency standard applies to special education students

The following Priority Notice was sent to Maine Superintendents and Directors of Special Education by Commissioner Jim Rier and Maine DOE Director of Special Services on Sept. 401 more words

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Maine honored for service to military students

Following the horrific attacks of Sept. 11 now 13 years ago, many Mainers stepped up to serve our country and the cause of freedom around the world. 640 more words

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