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Category: Senator Millett

SENATE UNANIMOUSLY SUPPORTS LOCAL DECISION MAKING BY SUPERINTENDENTS

Posted: June 11, 2013

Measure limits DOE Commissioner’s authority to overrule and bypass superintendent decisions AUGUSTA--Today, in a unanimous vote, the Senate...

SENATE SUPPORTS SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATIONS

Posted: June 11, 2013

Measure requires school boards to implement annual evaluation of superintendent AUGUSTA – Earlier today in a vote of 18-16, the Senate voted to...

SENATE ENDORSES STRONGER EARLY EDUCATION MEASURE

Posted: June 11, 2013

Measure increases access to full-day kindergarten AUGUSTA--Today, in a 20-14 vote, the Senate voted to increase access to full-day kindergarten....

SENATE EMPOWERS LOCAL COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY CHARTER SCHOOLS

Posted: June 10, 2013

Bill requires greater public notice and input from affected communities   AUGUSTA - On Monday, the Senate voted 19-15 to give affected...

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...