Maine Voices: Casco Bay High Shines as Joyful Example of Learning’s Expedition

By Derek Pierce
October 12, 2016

In this post, Derek Pierce, Principal of Casco Bay High School in Portland, Maine writes about his school’s student-centered program and the state’s transition to a proficiency-based model for all schools. Casco Bay High School embraces a competency-based learning environment focused on interdisciplinary group projects. This model school continues to achieve a high retention and college attendance rate, and students perform higher on standardized tests than peers in the state.

This short article introduces the school to other educators who may be interested in their exciting program, as well as presenting a favorable description of competency education for the general public.

Source Organization: Portland Press Herald

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