Deer Isle-Stonington holds open forum on education

Deer Isle-Stonington holds open forum on education

Photo by Anne Berleant
Deer Isle —

Proficiency-based learning—where students hit specific learning targets before moving on to the next—is already a part of Deer Isle-Stonington High School.

But beginning in 2017, all secondary school diplomas must be proficiency based, per Title 20-A §4722-A of the Maine Revised Statues passed in 2011. Proficiency-based diplomas are based on students demonstrating they have met specific learning targets.

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