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Potatoes and green chemistry: More jobs, safer jobs

A recent report published by the BlueGreen Alliance, a national partnership between labor unions and environmental organizations, shows that Maine could either gain or lose hundreds of jobs over the next two decades depending on the path that our nation’s chemical policy takes. Today there are potentially thousands of toxic …
On their first day at Lee Academy, Friday, July 8 , Guibang Li, 14 and other 8th and 9th graders from Guangzhou Foreign Language School took S.L.E.P. (Secondary English Proficiency) test. Fifty-two students from the school are spending several weeks at Lee Academy to brush up on their English language skills.

Chinese students seeking opportunity in Maine schools

LEE, Maine — Imagine sitting in a classroom from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every weekday with as many as 64 other students, stationary except for a 2½-hour lunch break, and having to take classes on Saturdays and Sundays, too. Imagine lessons heavy with memorization and detail, with little opportunity …