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Cornman, Stephen Q.; Zhou, Lei; Ampadu, Osei; D'Antonio, Laura; Gromos, David; Wheeler, Stephen – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This report presents school-level finance data on expenditures by function from the School-Level Finance Survey (SLFS). The SLFS is an extension of two existing collections being conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in collaboration with the Census Bureau: the School District Finance Survey (F-33) and the state-level…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Data Collection, Feasibility Studies, Elementary Secondary Education
Aragon, Stephanie – Education Commission of the States, 2018
Providing teachers with data-driven feedback, aligned professional development and opportunities for advancement may help limit attrition, contribute to more effective teaching, and improve student learning. However, research shows that much of the professional development teachers currently receive does not improve either teacher or student…
Descriptors: State Policy, State Legislation, Faculty Development, Teacher Promotion
Education Commission of the States, 2018
Business leaders in Maine cannot find the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) talent they need to stay competitive. Students' lagging performance in K-12 is a critical reason why. The good news is that the nation's most effective STEM education programs can help turn the tide. Maine students have made progress in math over the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Demand Occupations, Mathematics Achievement
Seaman, Julia E.; Seaman, Jeff – Babson Survey Research Group, 2017
This brief report uses data collected under the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Fall Enrollment survey to highlight distance education data in the state of Maine. The sample for this analysis is comprised of all active, degree-granting…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Enrollment, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Center on Standards and Assessments Implementation, 2017
This report provides a summary of the 17 Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plans submitted by May 31, 2017 to the U.S. Department of Education. The purpose of this report is to provide an at-a-glance look at how states articulated decisions related to standards, assessment, accountability, and instruction of English learners in their submitted…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
Johnson, Amy F. – Center for Education Policy, Applied Research, and Evaluation, 2016
College readiness remains a large policy challenge for both K­-12 schools and higher education institutions. Students who need to pursue remedial coursework before being able to enroll in introductory college requirements face financial and logistical challenges that create barriers to degree progression. In an effort to gain additional…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Remedial Programs, Enrollment, Outcomes of Education
ACT, Inc., 2016
This report provides information about the performance of Maine's 2016 graduating seniors who took the ACT as sophomores, juniors, or seniors; and self-reported at the time of testing that they were scheduled to graduate in 2016. Beginning with the Graduating Class of 2013, all students whose scores are college reportable, both standard and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Academic Standards, Achievement Tests
ACT, Inc., 2016
"The Condition of College and Career Readiness" looks at the progress of the 2016 ACT®-tested graduating class relative to college and career readiness. This state briefing begins with statistics in the following categories for Maine: performance, STEM, career readiness, impact, behaviors that impact access and opportunity, pipeline, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Access to Education, Benchmarking
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Alonzo, Julie; Tindal, Gerald A. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
With Response to Intervention (RTI) increasingly used for identification for special education services, interventions are systematically being implemented and evaluated to improve achievement for students with disabilities. This descriptive study provides baseline data on RTI interventions and tiered instruction from 15 school districts (5 large,…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Special Education, Intervention, School Districts
College Board, 2015
In the fall of 2014, students took the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) to help determine their level of readiness for college. The PSAT/NMSQT 2014 State Summary Reports summarize the characteristics, scores and educational plans of the Class of 2016 and Class of 2017.
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, High School Students, Critical Reading, Reading Achievement
College Board, 2015
In the fall of 2014, students took the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) to help determine their level of readiness for college. The PSAT/NMSQT 2014 State Summary Reports summarize the characteristics, scores and educational plans of the Class of 2016 and Class of 2017.
Descriptors: High School Students, College Entrance Examinations, Critical Reading, Reading Achievement
Hurwitz, Michael; Smith, Jonathan; Niu, Sunny; Howell, Jessica – College Board, 2015
Maine replaced its existing high school statewide assessment with the SAT® and administered the exam to almost all public high school juniors. A primary goal of this policy change was to increase 4-year college enrollment by public school students in Maine. This brief report provides an overview of the data, research methodology employed, as well…
Descriptors: Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Management, High School Seniors, Educational Change
Corsello, Maryann; Sharma, Anu – Grantee Submission, 2015
The Building Assets Reducing Risks (BARR) Model BARR is a comprehensive model that addresses the challenges that are part of the 9th grade transition year. BARR employs eight different school-wide and individual strategies that are built on positive relationships and ongoing monitoring of student data. In 2010, BARR received an Investing in…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, Models, Grade 9, High Schools
Aldeman, Chad; Chuong, Carolyn – Bellwether Education Partners, 2014
This report examines the ongoing effort to revamp teacher evaluations. After collecting and synthesizing data from 17 states and the District of Columbia, it provides five major lessons for policymakers. New evaluation systems are just one part of sweeping changes in American schools. Because the number and extent of these changes are daunting,…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
Ayscue, Jennifer B.; Jau, Shoshee – Civil Rights Project - Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2014
Northern New England, comprised of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, has the opportunity to plan carefully and intentionally so that the region is not plagued by problems of segregation and can instead benefit from the impending racial change and increased diversity to create and sustain diverse learning environments. There are no serious…
Descriptors: Population Trends, School Segregation, Racial Composition, Public Schools
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