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UMaine System trustees push forward proposed Portland graduate center

Trustees unanimously backed an 80-page business plan for the center during a special meeting at University College Center in East Millinocket.

UMaine System releases plans for consolidated graduate center in Portland

Leaders of the University of Maine System released details of their plan to unite graduate programs for aspiring businesspeople, lawyers and public administrators under one roof.
Mary Beal, founder of Beal College, can be seen in this undated photo. Beal College marked its 125th anniversary on Thursday.

Beal College celebrates 125th birthday

A longtime Bangor educational institution marked a major milestone on Thursday with an open house, tours and, of course, a cake.

State’s last charter school slot to remain vacant as applicant withdraws

“We have decided to stay focused on the work we know and the work we do well as a private school,” Wayfinder’s CEO said.

Parlez-vous? Maine schools struggle to find foreign language teachers

In a taxing scramble to find qualified foreign language teachers, some Maine school districts are turning to digitized assistance to expose their students to other tongues.

Skowhegan educator honored by state officials

The Maine Department of Education has named a Skowhegan middle school teacher the state’s top educator of 2017.