Solon Elementary School, which serves 149 students from K-8, has incorporated th
Solon Elementary School, which serves 149 students from K-8, has incorporated the Solon Multi-age Integrated Learning Experience (SMILE) into its curriculum, and is regarded by many in the education establishment as a progressive school in the forefront of the school restructuring movement in Maine. There is significant local opposition to the principles of values-based education as articulated in Maine's Common Core of Learning, and between 13 and 30 students have been withdrawn from Solon Elementary over the past three years by unhappy parents. Details.
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Beem, Edgar Allen, "Solon Elementary School, which serves 149 students from K-8, has incorporated th" (1994). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 698.
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