Proficiency-Based Education in Yarmouth provides a model for others

With schools throughout the state considering how best to implement proficiency based practices required under Maine law, The Hechinger Report released this story in June of 2017 identifying Yarmouth's approach as a likely preferred strategy.

Many hours of focused discussions and creative effort on the part of teachers and school leaders has resulted in a plan that blends the best of traditional teaching methods with new understandings about student proficiency.