Now that Maine’s K-12 schools will continue with remote learning through the end of the school year, we talk with Maine’s Commissioner of Education, teachers, students and parents about how they have adapted to at-home learning so far.
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Pender Makin, commisioner, Maine Department of Education
Jon Doty, curriculum director, RSU 34, serving the towns of Alton, Bradley and Old Town
Matt Haney (call-in), principal, Mount Desert Island High School; president, Maine Principals Association
Craig Milledge (call-in), 8th grade social studies teacher, Mountain Valley Middle School in Mexico, Maine.
Lucas Knapton (call-in), senior, Class of 2020 president, Westbrook High School
Ben Potvin (call-in), music, band and chorus teacher, grades 3-5, Mast Landing School in Freeport
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