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Multiple states ponder turning federal guidance on campus sexual assault into law

By   /  March 9, 2017  /  California, Campus Culture, Connecticut, Education, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, News, Texas  /  No Comments

Students and faculty in these states need to be aware of what may be coming.

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Maine Democrats give National School Choice Week a rough time

By   /  January 13, 2017  /  Education Blog, Maine  /  No Comments

National School Choice Week

National School Choice Week doesn’t get rolling until Jan. 22, but it’s already causing a stir in the Maine legislature. A joint resolution offered by Republican state Sen. Eric Brakey of Auburn honoring NSCW was blocked by Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon of Freeport, the Bangor Daily news reports. The symbolic resolutions bestowing such honors are typically […]

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Maritime magnet school to open in Maine

By   /  November 17, 2016  /  Education, Education Blog, Maine  /  No Comments

Photo by Huntingdon Ingalls

Educators and maritime professionals plan to open the Maine Ocean School, a “public magnet school for marine science, technology, transportation and engineering.”

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Judge dismisses suit against Maine governor in charter-school hiring case

By   /  May 5, 2016  /  Education Blog, Maine  /  No Comments

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit alleging that Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage used blackmail — in the form of state spending cuts — to force a charter school operator to rescind a job offer to Democratic state House Speaker Mark Eves, who filed the suit. Eves says he will appeal. Read the whole thing […]

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Big guns, big money coming out as battle over the crude oil export ban intensifies

By   /  September 7, 2015  /  Colorado, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Maine, Montana, National, New Jersey, New Mexico, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

Images from commercials by Domestic Energy Partners Alliance (left) and Allied Progress (right)

TV viewers and some politicians are getting swamped by media campaigns over lifting the U.S.crude oil export ban.

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Tesla got $295M in subsidies for technology it didn’t offer

By   /  July 23, 2015  /  California, Energy and Environment, Maine, National, New York, Oregon, State Government, Vermont  /  No Comments

Tesla Motors

“This isn’t a science fair. We should be paying for results,” said a California lawmaker of the Tesla Motors subsidies.

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