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CEPARE Researcher Speaks on MPBN Maine Calling

USM's CEPARE Researcher, Dr. Erika Stump, discusses proficiency based education on MPBN's Maine Calling.
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MEPRI Research on Proficiency-based Diploma Systems & College Remediation Cited in Bangor Daily News

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.
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MEPRI Report on Social Impact Bonds Published in People's Bank of China's Financial Market Research Journal

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.
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Portland Press Herald Maine Voices Article Cites MEPRI Report on Social Impact Bonds

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.
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MEPRI Researchers Brief Legislature on Social Impact Bonds to Fund Education in Maine

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.

Remedial Course Enrollments and Student Outcomes in Maine's Public Higher Education Institutions

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.

Proficiency-based Diploma System Implementation in Maine

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.