April 28, 2011
We heard you. You want fewer communications from the Department of Education. You want shorter and clearer information. And you want some predictability about when you will receive it.
Each week, we'll take the most recent Administrative Letters, news items and updates, and batch them into a weekly Commissioner's Update
for your convenience. Let us know what you think!
— Stephen Bowen
No administrative letters this week.
No forms due in the next 30 days.
NEWS & VIEWS
Alex Briasco-Brin has developed a textbook-free curriculum for his Freeport Middle School math classes using laptops distributed through the Maine Learning Technology Initiative. | More
Maine high schools share their knowledge about reshaping the student experience at a regional conference attended by students and educators from across New England. By Mark Kostin
From the Commissioner
Change is hard. But it’s worthwhile when done right. That’s a message that rang true recently at two schools I visited at opposite ends of Maine as part of my statewide listening tour. By Stephen Bowen