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The Trump administration is expected to reverse former Democratic President Barack Obama’s signature initiative on transgender rights, which instructed public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms matching their gender identity.

Trump expected to revoke rules on transgender bathrooms for public schools

The draft order would reverse the Obama administration’s signature initiative on transgender rights, which instructed public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms matching their gender identity.

Alfond Foundation vows to pay off students’ debt to draw STEM workers to Maine

The Alfond Leaders competitive grant program will give about 150 recipients up to $60,000 in college debt relief per person over the next three years.
The University of New England announced Tuesday that James Herbert of Drexel University would serve as the university's next president.

University of New England introduces next president from Drexel

The University of New England announced Tuesday that James Herbert, a Drexel University administrator, will become the school’s next president.
Owls Head Central School

RSU 13 officials: $23M bond would not increase Rockland-area school taxes

The $23.2 million bond would fund a new, single Owls Head Community School.

Biddeford parents upset that buried bus stops forced kids to stand in the street

Parents were outraged on Tuesday that their children were forced to wait in the street because school bus stops were buried under snow.

11 apply for Orono superintendent job

The RSU 26 school board intends to finish interviews soon in order to hire a new superintendent by the middle of the month.

Maine native Lois Dickson Rice, education advocate and mother of National Security Advisor Susan Rice, dies

The corporate executive and education policy expert earned the moniker “mother of the Pell Grant.”

Education publisher with dry Maine wit remembered

Tom Seavey launched a U.S. office of the well-known British education publisher Heinemann in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in the 1970s.

New stock index from Husson tracks companies with impact in Maine

By the end of the year, the index was up to an all-time high.