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Camden Hills Regional High School students get onto a bus after being dismissed from school Friday afternoon. Maria Libby, superintendent of MSAD 28, part of the Five Town CSD, said Wednesday that the vast majority of parents in her district support starting school later.
POLL QUESTION

More Maine schools are opting for later morning starts

Midcoast school districts are considering joining the ranks of others in Maine that have delayed the start of the school day.

Special ed, employee benefits could drive Bangor school budget up 2.14 percent

Bangor Public Schools Superintendent Betsy Webb introduced a $45.2 million budget proposal to the school committee Wednesday night.
The current Owls Head Central School.

Rockland-area voters approve bond for renovations, new school

The new community school in Owls Head that is expected to cost about $9.3 million to build.
An inspirational message is painted above a door in a hallway of Piscataquis Community Secondary School, which serves the seventh through 12th-grade students of School Administrative District 4, in this November 2016 photo. School officials in the Guilford-based district have been in discussions with their counterparts in neighboring AOS 94 about applying for a state-funded school consolidation pilot project that would result in a merger of multiple high schools.
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Here’s how the state plans to get more schools to consolidate

The state is looking for a new model for high school education and is turning to ailing school districts to help build it.

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.

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.