Research and Outreach

Allan to lead second webinar on hazing prevention

University of Maine Professor of Higher Education Elizabeth Allan this week will lead the second of two free webinars on hazing prevention, sponsored by the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Healthy Students.

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Maine Schools in Focus: More Work but Fewer Leaders — Efficiency vs. Reform?

We’ve heard proposals to “cut administration” for decades. Governors, legislators, and business people have argued that administrative costs are disproportionately high and that we must “create efficiencies.” At the same time, schools have been charged with implementing “transformational” changes in teaching and assessment, curriculum, personnel evaluation systems, and more — all requiring capable leaders in our schools and in our districts. How have these two trends played out in the daily work of our schools?

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