See all stories in education →
On Friday, Sens. Collins and Jon Tester, D-Montana, sent a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos rebuking the department for its actions.

Collins, fellow senators push to reverse rejections of education grant applications over minor errors

On Friday, Sens. Collins and Jon Tester, D-Montana, sent a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos rebuking the department for its actions.
Chelsie Crane teaches many of the international students at Dexter Regional High School in Dexter, Maine. The school has created a partnership with a school in Suzhou, China, to bring over seniors each year.

Has recruiting international students helped balance Maine high school budgets?

According to the Maine Department of Education, more than 250 international students are now paying tuition to attend school in Maine.
LePage did not appear persuaded by an audience member's comment that his math was wrong.

LePage doesn’t seem to understand education surcharge

Gov. Paul LePage is under fire for his characterization of how a new 3 percent surcharge to fund education will affect wealthy Mainers.
A school bus
POLL QUESTION

Maine schools restrain, seclude students 13,000 times per year

A new report finds that students in Maine are restrained and secluded within their schools approximately 13,000 times per year. Educational advocates want to see reforms at the state level to bring those numbers down.

Line-spacing error could deprive hundreds of UMPI students of vital funds

Maine’s congressmen sent a letter Friday to U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to express their concern that the U.S. Department of Education department had refused to review UMPI’s application.