Maine students don’t feel challenged by their coursework

Mal Leary of Capitol News reports on a recent study which surveyed students about how they feel about their coursework and what forms it takes. Many students said they found it not challenging enough.

 Education Commissioner Steve Bowen said schools are working hard to make use of technology to provide that individualized approach. He said the department is looking at ways it may help by developing some advanced courses that could be offered online to schools that cannot afford to develop an advanced math or science class for a handful of students.

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