Coronavirus & Schools: How Are Maine Teachers, Students & Families Adapting to No Classroom Learning

Mar 19, 2020

Among the many drastic measures Maine has taken in the last week in the effort to contain the spread of coronavirus is the closing of K-12 schools. Top Maine educators discuss the challenges ahead with adjusting to online learning and addressing the needs of Maine children — including providing school meals.


Pender Makin, commissioner, Maine Department of Education

Maria Libby, superintendent, Five Towns Community School District

Shane Gower (by phone), teacher, Maranacook Community High School, Readfield

Ken Kunin (by phone), superintendent, South Portland School Department

Marie Robinson, superintendent, Katahdin Schools RSU89

Angus King (by phone), independent U.S. senator, Maine