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February 2016: Lunch Presentations to State Board of Education and Joint Legislative Committee on Education

Answering Questions2On February 12, five students returned to Augusta, at the Governor’s request, to present to the State Board of Education and the Joint Legislative Committee on Education. Following the meeting, the students were invited to meet privately with the Governor in his office, where he thanked them for returning to the Capitol.

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IYL TRI-FOLD Maine Legislative Comittee on Education_Page_1






Article in Free Press (February 18, 2016)

IYL Free Press - Midcoast Students Return to Augusta - 18Feb2016





January 2016: Lunch Presentation to Governor Paul LePage

IYL Gov. LePage Group Photo-All 3

On January 8, 2016 a group of seven students, four teachers and two administrators were hosted for lunch by Governor Paul LePage. Students gave presentations on ‘Reimagining Education’ and were invited by the Governor to return to Augusta to present to the Legislature and State Board of Education.

Event Program
IYL Program for Gov. LePage 2.0 – 06JAN2016

Article in Village Soup (Jan 19, 2016)
IYL Village Soup Article re LePage Lunch 19JAN2105

Letters from Gov. LePage to State Board of Education and Legislative Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs
Letters from the Governor re Informed Young Leaders


November 2105: Reimagining Education in 21st Century

IYL McKenzie Wing

The second event in the Informed Young Leaders Series took place on Friday, November 20, at Medomak Valley Regional High School in Waldoboro, Maine. The subject for this event was Reimagining Education in the 21st Century

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IYL Program for Nov 2015 – FINAL


May 2015: Net Neutrality
The Informed Young Leaders Series conducted its inaugural event on Friday, May 22, at the Sail, Power & Steam Museum in Rockland, Maine. The subject for this event was Net Neutrality.

Net Neutrality Participants

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Net Neutrality Program – 19May2015

Article in Courier-Gazette
IYL-VS Article-26May2015

Letter from U.S. Senator Susan Collins
Susan Collins 5.22 Rockland event