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Maine DOE offers webinar on maintenance of effort and excess cost

A webinar training provided by the Maine DOE’s Office of Special Services earlier this month is now available online as a tool for districts.

The training, led by the Department’s Director of Special Services Jan Breton and Fiscal Analyst Tyler Backus, focused on the Local Entitlement Application for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) funds for the 2014-15 school year.


Maine DOE to host webinars on ESEA requirements in May

The Maine DOE is offering two webinars next month to provide guidance on current Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)/No Child Left Behind (NCLB) requirements.


Train and Retain: How to Attract and Motivate a Capable Medical Staff

By Catherine Sykes, Publisher

April 21, 2014 – Most retainer-based medical offices and cash-only clinics have 1 to 3 employees. Not only is hiring the wrong “essential” staff important, it can be expensive lesson if you make the wrong choice. 726 more words

Concierge Medicine

Continental drift

One aspect of integration in the European Union has been obscured by the post-Maastricht dramas. This is about the need to overcome difficulties between business philosophies and managerial cultures. 117 more words


How GE Applies Lean Startup Practices

We are all lean now — or soon will be. As the world becomes more digitized, generating more information surrounding products and services and speeding up processes, large and small companies in every industry, even manufacturing, are starting to compete more like the software industry, with short product lifecycles and rapid decision-making. 1,122 more words



I don’t really understand why. In all the sudden, my eldest girl cousin is getting operated this evening. Yesterday, she was really having a bad stomach ache that it wakes me up every moment she had a hard time. 115 more words

Infrastructure improvements

Every day for the last five and a half years I’ve gotten into my car and driven the 40 miles from home to work. And though Boston is known for its bad traffic, the commute has clearly been getting better over time (five years ago, leaving the house after 6:15 AM was an invitation to a two hour commute – now, not so much).  443 more words