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Senator George J. Mitchell Speaks about Maine Education at Portrait Unveiling

In a ceremony to honor Senator George Mitchell’s accomplishments for the country and the state of Maine, Senator Mitchell spoke openly about his experiences in government. From his first race for the Maine governorship in 1974 to his more recent urging to bridge the political divide among parties, Senator Mitchell addressed the Maine legislature at… Read more »

Student Aspirations Survey of Maine High School Educators

In June 2013, the Mitchell Institute surveyed Maine high school principals and guidance counselors about student aspirations. We received 155 survey responses from 108 high schools—84% of Maine’s 129 public high schools–and 16 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Centers—representing 50% of Maine’s 28 CTEs. Key findings include: 1) Maine educators report that their communities encourage and value… Read more »