From The AtlanticPublished October 11, 2016By Tanya PapernyThree hours from Portland, Maine, and two hours from the state capital of Augusta, picturesque Deer Isle has two towns on it (Deer
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Maine’s Regional School District 19—which includes League of Innovative Schools member Nokomis Regional High School—is recognized in District Administration magazine for its comprehensive student portfolio program.
The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) and the New England Secondary School Consortium (NESSC) convened a meeting of admissions leaders from highly selective New England colleges and universities and facilitated a robust discussion on proficiency-based learning and grading.
Fifteen-year-old Elliot Nevells spends his summers working on a lobster boat. The days are long and grueling, but he doesn’t mind.
Amid the growing push to reinvent the nation’s public high schools, initiatives that connect students more directly to their individual interests—and tap into their innate motivations—are gaining popularity.
Maine’s high school graduation rate has hit an all-time high, as has the percentage of students who are either economically disadvantaged or have a disability and are earning their diploma in four years.
Schools in Amherst, Litchfield, and Manchester were among those honored in this year’s New Hampshire Educational Awards, presented by the state department of education.