Documenting Maine’s failure to implement proficiency-based education
The Hechinger Report
OCTOBER 22, 2018
. Back in 2012, Maine was a trailblazer in something called proficiency-based education, in which students would be required to master specific skills and educational topics to progress and graduate from school. During this six-year experiment in proficiency-based education, researchers at the Education Development Center (EDC), a nonprofit consulting and research organization in Waltham, Mass., Nellie Mae is also among the funders of the Hechinger Report.).