Heidi Sampson

Maine’s educational system is in dire need of attention

Maine students are missing school days amidst declining test scores This is Rep. Heidi Sampson of Alfred with the weekly Republican address.  “Maine students are missing more school days than before the pandemic.” That was a recent headline in the Portland Press Herald. The percentage of students marked “chronically absent,” missing 10% of the school […]

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Bills promoting curriculum transparency and parental rights over their children’s education to have Public Hearings

STATE HOUSE– Falling Maine test scores and increased parental concerns about what their children are learning, or not learning, has led to a number of bills promoting transparency and the rights of parents to have control over their children’s education. These bill will have a Public Hearing before the Education Committee tomorrow. What:  Public Hearings

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UMaine System Must Acknowledge Current Science, Drop Student Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement

Publicly-funded University System should follow the lead of Maine’s Community College System now that the negative impacts of the policy on learning, health, and enrollment are becoming all too clear  STATE HOUSE – Education Committee Republicans today are calling on Maine’s publicly-funded University of Maine System to follow the lead of Maine’s Community College System

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