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Maine Initiatives

Maine schools have a tradition of high quality education based on strong student teacher relationships and community support. This continues in that tradition with new tools and strategies to help teachers and administrators respond to changing demographics.

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Supporting Students of Various Identities

EEMS has worked to gather a plethora of local resources to help Maine educators support their diverse population of students. Resources include those for, LGBTQ+ youth, racial and ethnic minority students, and those of diverse abilities.

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Curriculum & Equity Audits

The EEMS initiative is about strategically using existing data sources and asking questions of the data to identify opportunity gaps that lead to achievement gaps.  Equity Audits are conducted based on the work of Linda Skrla and beginning with data from the Federal Civil Rights Data Collection school level profiles.