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In January 2016, the New England Board of Higher Education and the New England Secondary School Consortium convened a meeting of admissions leaders from highly selective New England colleges and universities for a discussion about how they evaluate proficiency-based high school transcripts.

In the report “How Selective Colleges and … Read Full Article →

Registration is now open for the 2016 MPA Summer Leadership Retreat, sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association, in collaboration with Great Schools Partnership. The event is an annual three-day retreat for leadership teams to:

  • Build internal leadership capacity;
  • Learn about and develop specific strategies to effectively implement proficiency-based learning with emphasis on policy, practice and community … Read Full Article →

Registration is now open for the New England Secondary School Consortium’s seventh annual High School Redesign in Action conference. This annual conference in Norwood, Massachusetts, gives educators the opportunity to share success stories, exchange best practices, and continue to build momentum for innovations that will prepare all students for success in the colleges, careers, and communities of the 21st century.

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From Educate Maine

December 11, 2015

In 1998, the Maine Coalition for Excellence in Education (MCEE) established the MCEE Education Leadership Award. In 2010, the award was renamed the Weston L. Bonney Education Leadership Award in honor of longtime MCEE board member Wes Bonney. Wes was President and CEO of Peoples Heritage Bank, is a founding member and former … Read Full Article →

PORTLAND, ME – Since 2009, the five state education agencies participating in the New England Secondary School Consortium—Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont—have been collecting, calculating, and reporting high school graduation rates, high school dropout rates, and postsecondary enrollment, persistence, and completion rates using a common set of procedures and methodologies developed by a regional … Read Full Article →

The New England Secondary School Consortium is inviting schools from New England and across the nation to submit proposals to present at the 7th Annual High School Redesign in Action Conference, March 17 – 18, 2016.

The High School Redesign in Action conference is the New England Secondary School Consortium’s seventh annual conference for educators to share success stories, exchange best practices, and continue to build momentum for … Read Full Article →