Center for Education Policy, Applied Research, and Evaluation

CEPARE In the News

11/2/2012
Maine's Decade-Old School Laptop Program Wins Qualified Praise
Ricki Morell, The Hechinger Report

6/17/2012
Long summers hurt learning; Lewiston offers solution
Bonnie Washuk, Bangor Daily News

5/31/2012
DODEA initiates pilot laptop program for students
Jennifer H. Svan and Mark Patton, Stars and Stripes

5/8/2011
Education reform: Shorter week, more learning
Editorial, LA Times

5/5/2011
Two Pennsylvania school districts weigh four-day week
Dan Hardy and Adrienne Lu, Philadelphia Inquirer

4/18/2011
School officials examine four-day week
Sara Mosqueda-Fernandez, Chester County News, West Chester, PA

3/20/2011
10 years after laptops come to Maine schools, educators say technology levels playing field for students
Bonnie Washuk, Sun Journal

3/14/2011
Researchers examine how schools make the grade
Kelley Bouchard, Maine Today

8/5/2010
Schools start prepping for four-day school weeks
Vanessa De La Vina, ABC News

7/20/2010
Graduation data difficult to analyze
Affluence, high school class size not always indicators of success

Christopher Cousins, Bangor Daily News

6/4 /2010
No class: 4-day school weeks gain popularity nationwide
Dorie Turner, Associated Press

3/15/2010
Project Fun Way: When project learning and technology meet
Kathy Baron, Edutopia

01/26/2010
Challenges for K-12 education (Podcast)
Garrett Martin, Maine Center for Economic Policy

10/18/2009
Vermont looks to Maine on school consolidation
Derek Viger, examiner.com

02/29/2008
School laptop program begets writing gains
eSchool News

05/21/2007
Loving the laptops
by Beth Quimby, Portland Press Herald

02/04/2007
Small classrooms most important in early grades
by Clarke Canfield, Boston Globe

08/13/2006
Editorial: Time to get serious about school reform
Blethen Maine Newspapers

08/10/2006
Expert: Education revamp could save state $133 million
by Beth Quimby, Blethen Maine Newspapers

06/30/2006
Laptop program extended 4 years
by Beth Quimby, Blethen Maine Newspapers

03/11/2006
Learning Results hiatus backed
by Beth Quimby, Blethen Maine Newspapers

02/08/2006
Report calls for boost in state aid for small schools
by Beth Quimby, Blethen Maine Newspapers

10/10/2005
School Laptops: Save or delete?
by Giselle Goodman, Blethen Maine Newspapers