The Long Conversation

When four school districts were consolidated to form RSU 2 in 2009, educators, parents and students worked together toward a vision of student-centered learning. The experience has been difficult, but noticeable improvements in student acheivement and engagement have made it worthwhile, according to principals and teachers.

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This Center for Best Practice is a collaboration between the Maine Department of Education and the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, made possible by the contributions of the Maine schools that share their stories.