EdTalk – USM forum discussion about the state of education in Maine.


On Thursday, November 21st, WMPG broadcast USM Edtalks live from USM’s Hannaford Hall.

This was a chance for the USM community to speak to a panel of Maine Senate and House Representatives about the rising cost of education, budget cuts and the future of public higher education in Maine. The forum was co-hosted by USM Student Government, The Free Press, WMPG, and the USM Executive Director of Student Life & Dean of Students. The moderator was Dr. Ron Schmidt, USM Associate Professor of Political Science.

Panel Participants included:
Justin Alfond, State Senator, Maine Senate President
Rebecca Millett, State Senator, Chair of Joint Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs
Andrew McLean, State Representative
Michael McClellan, State Representative
Matt Pouliot, State Representative

To stream the broadcast click here.


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