“A Reaffirmation of Faith in Maine’s Public Schools” published by Maine’s Dept. of Education, approved by Commissioner Leo Martin and Governor McKernan in 1992, identifies the traditional (? Ed) pillars of accountability for the education of all students: Schools, Communities, Religious Institutions, Families, and Business and Industry. It calls for all these groups “to provide meaningful programs to help all of our children in these times of great challenge.” One might ask what happened to the truly “traditional” Little Red School House which successfully taught students to read, write, and calculate without assistance, through “partnerships” from the above non-traditional partners?

Download Maine Faith Blue Book-1992