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Gov. Paul LePage high-fives third-grader Tyler Alexander as he exits the performing arts center after signing LD 1609 into law at the Brewer Community School, April 4, 2016.
The Point

How LePage’s budget would radically change Maine schools

Gov. Paul LePage, already known for making education reform a priority of his governorship, arguably has proposed his most sweeping changes yet.

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.
Reiche Elementary School teacher Julia Hazel leads a class on race, bias and equity for a cohort of her colleagues at Portland Public School.

Portland school system hosting classes on race for teachers

“Our children are not the same. Our world is not colorblind.”

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.

3 tips for writing the best college admissions essay

Now that you have built your college list, planned your trip to campus, visited schools, planned for your senior year of high school and secured admissions recommendations, you will want to put your best foot forward with your admissions application essay.

Brewer to hold closed-door meeting Tuesday

The Brewer School Committee has scheduled a special board meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday in order to hold a closed-door gathering about a personnel issue.

Colby professor’s book aims to empower girls by educating adults

“I interviewed a lot of girls I’ve worked with over the years — I think what surprised me is that I thought I knew them.”