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Maine State Approving Agency for Veterans Education-Robert Haley Tell Us All About the Programs [Audio]

Our good friend Robert Haley took time to come talk about the programs for educating our veterans.  He is the director of the Maine State Approving Agency For Veterans' Education. Hear what he has to say about the educational programs.

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A Circus College is Coming to Portland, Maine

Here is a unique educational opportunity. There is a plan to open a circus-performance college in Portland. The Circus Conservatory of America would offer a Bachelor degree in circus arts. No, it’s not 'clown college', it’s a lot more.

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LawPush

Watch How This Rude Law Professor “Educates” Students

If there's one thing you can say about politics, it certainly brings out the best in people.

As you can see in the above video, a political "debate" went awry when a University of Oregon Professor physically pushed two students subsequent to making "racists remarks" towards them

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Maine Middle Schoolers To Get iPads?

Maine was first in the nation to supply each each Maine seventh and eighth grader with an Apple MacBook laptop. Now the state is negotiating five options for its next Maine Learning Technology Initiative contract. Two new options include computer tablets for the first time.

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F A M E of Maine

FAME is Helping Mainers with Ways to Pay for Education

It is always great to see and talk with someone that is so nice, like Elizabeth Vanderweide.  I first met Elizabeth a few years ago because of the Harold Alfond College Challenge. Personally, I think she has one of the coolest jobs around. She helps people be aware and take advantage of money for secondary education.

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Renee and her count down

Renee’s Countdown to College Graduation: May 18, 2013

I am a college student, what they call an “adult learner”.  I am more “adult” than some in my program, less “adult” than others.  By “adult” I mean…old.  I have been doing since fall of 2008.  This May I am due to graduate from Kennebec Valley Community College in Fairfield. This will be my first college degree. And this is how I am managing to keep the end in sight.  

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Pablo Blazquez Dominguez, Getty Images
Pablo Blazquez Dominguez, Getty Images

‘Project Login’ Aims to Help Maine Students Connect to Computer Science+ IT Careers

This sounds interesting. Maine business and education leaders have launched an effort to double the number of computer science and information technology college graduates over the next four years. It’s called Project Login.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon Buck’s Son Anderson’s 1st Grade Spelling Words

Last night after dinner, Anderson and I decided to work on his first grade spelling words. The teacher gives them out at the very beginning of the year and throughout the year the kids practice spelling them. We have been practicing a lot lately.

Being the INCREDIBLE reader he is, I thought he would do well.

But how well DID he do?

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