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PBL Workshop – September 12, 2018 at 6:30 pm

I sent a note to the board to make sure I hadn’t missed the mention of it, and Becky responded that they’d confirmed a date …

Teachers… we want to hear from you.

There will be another Proficiency-Based Education Workshop sometime this summer (either in late June or closer to the fall). And that got me thinking about …

North Yarmouth Academy – Targeting Parents Opposed to PBL

Looks like one of our neighbors is hearing and responding to parents who have concerns about PBL/PBE, and especially the grading revamp that people try …

RSU5 – PBE Grading Updates

So, for those of you following things in our district, and around the state, I wanted to share the latest info we have. I wish …

How America Is Breaking Public Education

…The first and largest problem is that every educational program we’ve had in place since 2002 — the first year that No Child Left Behind …

The future of proficiency-based education

How some neighbors are approaching the mandate…

What's Happening in RSU 5?

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Proficiency/standards-based education and grading are in the news throughout the state. Check the posts and read some quick points about our concerns to learn more. And after checking out the info, please reach out to RSU 5's Board to share your thoughts. This community feels the changes may have unintended effects that have not been properly researched. Feedback from teachers, parents, and the community is encouraged.

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