Maine House passes new standards for high-school graduation

04/14/2012 | Maine Public Broadcasting Network

High-school students in Maine soon may face new education challenges under a bill passed last week by the Maine House of Representatives. The bill requires school districts to move from graduation requirements based on a specified number of class credits to requirements based on demonstrated proficiency in various subject areas, including math, English, science and social studies. Opponents to the bill question whether sufficient funds are available for teacher training and other costs of implementing the plan.

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