Stories about Department of Education


Moody’s upgrade stands to lower cost of $115 million in state borrowing

By Darren Fishell on June 05, 2014, at 5:27 a.m.

Wiscasset receives preliminary approval to withdraw from RSU 12

By Beth Brogan on June 06, 2013, at 2:19 p.m.
Maine Senate President Justin Alfond, D-Portland.

Democrats stall teacher evaluation rules until LePage reveals education agenda

By Christopher Cousins on May 10, 2013, at 7:11 p.m.
Stephen Bowen

State moves toward more collaboration in early childhood education

By Christopher Cousins on Jan. 31, 2013, at 2:36 p.m.
Former Maine Governor John McKernan addresses members and invitees of a luncheon for Republicans Committed to Higher Education in Minneapolis, MN during the Republican National Convention in 2008.

Company chaired by former Gov. McKernan wants federal lawsuit thrown out

By Matt Wickenheiser on Oct. 05, 2011, at 6:15 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage Speaking at Rockland's Strand Theatre about "Education - an Economic Imperative for the Midcoast."

Businesses to LePage at education forum: Not enough workers

By Heather Steeves on Oct. 03, 2011, at 9:56 p.m.

Greenville’s Nickerson Elementary School to be closed in late autumn

By Diana Bowley on Aug. 16, 2011, at 7:25 p.m.

Maine education commissioner says schools must transform for ‘new era’

By Abigail Curtis on June 27, 2011, at 7:19 p.m.

Changes to school funding formula considered in Augusta

By Christopher Cousins on May 04, 2011, at 7:27 p.m.

Maine Department of Education lists communities most in need of new schools

By Abigail Curtis on March 09, 2011, at 8:43 p.m.

County school district faces formidable budget challenge for 2011-12

By Julia Bayly on Feb. 27, 2011, at 4:59 p.m.