Education Evolving: Maine's Plan for Putting Learners First

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Go to Maine Strategic Plan homepage. Go to Maine Department of Education homepage. Effective, learner-centered instruction. Rigorous standards and assigned curricula. Learner-centered instructional practices. Assessment systems that provide timely, accurate data on achievement and growth. Information systems that track learner growth over time. Great teachers and leaders. Standards for teacher and leader effectiveness. Initial preparation and professional development programs that are rigorous, relevant, and data driven. Next-generation evaluation systems for teachers and leaders. Communities of practice designed to foster continuous improvement. Multiple pathways for learner achievement. Advancement based on demonstration of mastery. Student voice and choice in the demonstration of learning. Expanded learning options. Comprehensive school and community supports. Effective and efficient services for learners with special needs. Coordinated health and wellness programs. A commitment to community and family engagement. Career and workforce partnerships. Coordinated and effective state support. Seamless integration of educational programs from early childhood into adulthood. Adequate and equitable state resources for Maine's schools. Comprehensive integration of technology. A robust and transparent accountability and improvement system.

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