Center for Education Policy, Applied Research, and Evaluation


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Report published: Special Education & CTE - Implications of Proficiency-based Diploma Policy in Maine

Special Education & CTE - Proficiency-based Diploma System report released
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MEPRI Briefing for ME Legislature's Education Committee - Special Education & CTEs

MEPRI briefing: Impacts of Maine's proficiency-based diploma law on Special Education and CTE.
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Maine Legislature's Social Impact Task Force Report Published

Maine Legislature's Social Impact Task Force Report Published
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ESSA & Teacher Certification Reports Published & Presented to Committee

MEPRI publishes reports on ESSA and teacher certification.
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MEPRI Research Briefings - ME Legislature Education Committee

MEPRI research briefings for Education Committee on January 25th.
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Schools Beating the Odds Webinar: Maine's More Efficient Schools

View webinar materials CEPARE researcher, Dr. Erika Stump, presented about Maine's More Efficient Schools.
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MEPRI Co-Director Comments on School Funding in Bangor Daily News

MEPRI Co-Director, Dr. Amy Johnson, provided insight on school funding in relation to November 2016 Question 2 in Maine in recent Bangor Daily News article.
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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.