Research and Outreach

Maine Schools in Focus: What Is a Reasonable ‘Leadership Load’ For Our Principals?

The state of Maine sets the PreK-to-5 student-to-principal ratio at 305 students to one principal. In doing so, it ignores the numbers of staff our principals actually need to lead and supervise. When all the responsibilities of principalship are considered, local districts often surpass state recommendations. What is an appropriate “leadership load” for our principals?

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UMaine to host talk by language and reading specialist

The University of Maine Special Education program and the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department, along with Reading Matters to Maine, are hosting a free presentation on Tuesday, April 26, by Dr. Candice Bray, an international literacy and learning difficulties specialist.

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