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Olympia Snowe's Decision / Charter Schools
March 1, 2012  
Senator Olympia Snowe (R-Maine)

Senator Olympia Snowe has decided to not seek reelection in 2012. Why did she make that decision now? Who might replace her? What does it mean for Maine politics? Also on this program, the next step towards creating charter schools in Maine.

Political scientists John Baughman from Bates College, Sandy Maisel from Colby College, and Ron Schmidt, from the University of Southern Maine discuss the implications of Senator Olympia Snowe's decision. The chair of Maine's charter school commission discusses the future of these schools in Maine.



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