The following has been submitted to the Houlton Pioneer Times for publication. Please join Timbered Classrooms in thanking the author, David Robinson, both for speaking out, and for offering our readers a first look… 330 more words
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A Look At School Consolidation Through the Research Lens: From the Penn State Center on Rural Education and Communities
Like the Sunday paper, this compilation from the Penn State Center on Rural Education and Communities is extensive, and has a great deal to contribute to the decisions at hand… 8 more words
“…(“technical”) arguments, tiresomely repeated in the current round of school
closings, actually serve to conceal the social, political, and economic agendas intended to change the behavior of the affected parties (communities, parents, and students). 95 more words
A Timbered Bookshelf - "From Schoolhouse to Schooling System: Maine Public Education in the 20th Century" by Gordon A. Donaldson Jr. Ed.D.
“From Schoolhouse to Schooling System traces Maine’s efforts to educate its children and youth through the twentieth century. It is a story of high ambitions, changing economic fortunes, and the struggle to shape widespread community schools into a coherent system. 131 more words