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Category: Senator Millett

SENATE REPUBLICANS FAIL TO OVERRIDE GOV’S VETO ON LIFE-SAVING MEASURE

Posted: June 06, 2013

Republicans ignore bipartisan work in committee for common sense lifesaving measure AUGUSTA--In a vote of 22—13, Republican lawmakers in the...

SENATE BANS FOR PROFIT EDUCATION

Posted: June 06, 2013

Bipartisan Support for Measure requiring all charter schools to be nonprofits AUGUSTA—Today, in a bipartisan vote of 23-12, the Senate enacted a...

SENATE PROTECTS STUDENTS, PREVENTS GUNS IN SCHOOLS

Posted: June 04, 2013

Rejects measure that would have allowed teachers to carry guns in schools AUGUSTA--Today, in a 19-14 vote, the Senate defeated a measure that would...

SENATE PASSES MEASURE TO IMPLEMENT HEALTHY HABITS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Posted: May 23, 2013

Measure aims to reduce childhood obesity AUGUSTA—Today, in a bipartisan 24-10 vote, the Maine Senate passed a measure to ensure schools support...

NEW SCHOOL EVALUATION MEASURE RECEIVES STRONG PUBLIC ENDORSEMENT

Posted: May 21, 2013

 Senator Millett sponsors bill to create an informative and accurate evaluation system for Maine schools AUGUSTA- A measure that outlines a fair...

DEMOCRATS SUPPORT MEASURE TO KEEP SOCIAL WORKERS IN MAINE

Posted: May 16, 2013

AUGUSTA--Earlier today, the Senate voted in a party-line vote of 20-15 to pass a measure that would include social workers among the professions who...

MAINE DEMOCRATS ANNOUNCE SCHOOL EVALUATION SYSTEM OF FAIRNESS AND ACCOUNTABILITY

Posted: May 08, 2013

Dems say assessment must involve stakeholders and measure student progress   AUGUSTA—On Wednesday, leaders of the Legislature’s Education...

DEMOCRATS PRAISE TEACHERS

Posted: May 07, 2013

 Pass Joint Resolution in honor of Teacher Appreciation Day AUGUSTA- Earlier today, in honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, the Senate and House...

SENATE DEMOCRATS CONDEMN SCHOOL “SCARLET LETTER” GRADES

Posted: May 01, 2013

Grading system is a flawed, biased PR-gimmick AUGUSTA—Senate Democrats condemned the “A” to “F” school grading system announced by...

LePage Education Budget Rejected by Democratic Lawmakers

Posted: April 24, 2013

AUGUSTA—Senate Democratic lawmakers released the following comments after the state’s education committee rejected key initiatives of Governor...