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Public schools in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont are growing ever more racially diverse. In the fall of 2014, the UCLA Civil Rights Project released a report on trends in racial diversity and integration in public schools in Northern New England, entitled, Read Full Article →

PORTLAND, ME – Twenty New England public schools in the League of Innovative Schools have been selected by the New England Secondary School Consortium and the Great Schools Partnership to participate in a new initiative that will help them … Read Full Article →

In their latest issue of Public Purpose, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) recognized the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI) for its commitment to providing college students with personalized, proficiency-based learning experiences.

PORTLAND, ME – Beginning in 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 … 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 6th Annual High School Redesign in Action Conference, March 26-27, 2015.

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

“Momentum: Progress in Action,” a collection of articles highlighting the positive impact of high standards on student learning across the country, was released by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation this week. The newsletter features an inspiring success story from Nancy Barile, an English teacher at Revere High School, where Great Schools Partnership has worked since 2010:

“Eighty … Read Full Article →