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MEPRI Researcher Quoted in The Hechinger Report Series

MEPRI Researcher Quoted in The Hechinger Report Series
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Pious Ali Receives Award for Excellence

Pious Ali was awarded the Gerda Haas Award for Excellence in Holocaust and Human Rights Education and Leadership on June 11, 2017.

Prevention of Drug Use and Treatment of Drug Use Disorders in Rural Settings

John Gale, Research Associate at the Maine Rural Health Research Center, participated in the development of the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime's Guide entitled, Prevention of Drug Use and Treatment of Drug Use Disorders in Rural Areas. The Guide serves as an awareness-raising tool and guidance for policymakers, public health officials, local authorities and other stakeholders in dealing with substance use issues in rural settings in their respective countries. It lays out a policy framework as well as a system-level assessment, and supplies information on planning and implementation of both prevention and treatment strategies for rural settings. The Guide also provides an understanding of several key economic and social disparities driving rural substance use and the barriers to treatment experienced by rural people with substance use disorders.
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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

Erika Ziller Published in Maine Health Access Foundation

Erika Ziller has just published a research brief with Barbara Leonard at the Maine Health Access Foundation (MeHAF).
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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.

Barbara Hart Seminar/Retirement

On December 16, 2016, Barbara Hart, JD, presented a farewell seminar at the Muskie School of Public Service to a wide ranging audience that included advocates, attorneys, and activists. Barbara Hart recently retired from the Muskie School as Director of Law and Policy of Domestic Violence.

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