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Proficiency Based Education

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Maine's schools have been adopting the Proficiency-Based Education model and are at varying stages with implementing this new system of teaching and grading based on meeting standards. How is it going? What are the pros and cons?

Guests:

Betsy Webb, superintendent, Bangor School Department [from Bangor studio]

Tina Meserve, superintendent, RSU 16 (Poland)

Erika Stump, research associate, Center for Education Policy, Applied Research and Evaluation at the University of Southern Maine

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