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March 14, 2016 Bangor Daily News editorial board referenced MEPRI's analysis of school districts' implementation of Maine's Proficiency-based Diploma legislation as well as a report examining college remediation trends.
MEPRI Report written by Erika Stump and Amy Johnson, "An Examination of Using Social Impact Bonds to Fund Education in Maine," which examines the structures and potential of this type of funding mechanism, was published in the February 2016 volume of the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors' research journal.
Portland Press Herald Maine Voices Article Cites MEPRI Report on Social Impact Bonds Gorham Savings Band President Chris Emmons endorses the use of 'Pay-for-Success' programs to fund early learning for Maine children. His article references a MEPRI report written by Erika Stump and Amy Johnson, "An Examination of Using Social Impact Bonds to Fund Education in Maine," which examines the structures and potential of this type of funding mechanism.
Dr. Erika Stump and Dr. Amy Johnson briefed the Maine Legislature's Joint Standing Education and Cultural Affairs Committee on the Maine Education Policy Research Institute (MEPRI) targeted research report regarding the use of Social Impact Bonds.
On January 19, 2016, Dr. Amy Johnson briefed the Maine Legislature's Joint Standing Education and Cultural Affairs Committee on the Maine Education Policy Research Institute (MEPRI) targeted research report regarding University of Maine System and Maine Community College System Remediation Data.
On May 5, 2014 REL-NEI hosted a webinar event featuring CEPARE Research Associate Erika Stump, who shared findings from a MEPRI study on proficiency-based diploma system implementation in Maine, and Dr. Jennifer Steele, who presented research on competency-based pilot programs for Rand Corporation.
This two-phase study examines the development, impacts and costs of implementing a proficiency-based diploma system in Maine schools and school districts.
Relationships Between School Level Poverty Found in Maine Schools and Academic Performance
This study examines the relationships between school level poverty found in Maine schools and academic performance.
This study examines empirical evidence related to six claims about Maine's college participation rates.
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This study shares the development, impacts and costs of implementing Maine's Proficiency-Based Diploma Program (LD 1422) in nine case study schools.

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