Research and Outreach

Maine Schools in Focus: Addressing Educational Inequality—The Power of Public Preschools

Research reports are now emerging that track the long-term effects of preschool learning. The early start that educationally disadvantaged children get in preschool appears to offset the long-standing patterns of educational inequality that have plagued our schools—a pattern where poorer children enter kindergarten one year behind their wealthier peers and often fall further behind as their schooling continues.

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The Guardian cites UMaine hazing study

The Guardian mentioned research from a 2008 University of Maine study in an article about a high school football coach and six players in Oregon who are facing criminal charges for “aggressive” hazing.

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