PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Officials said Monday that the district's four high schools allow uniformed military recruiters to speak with students. Portland High School Principal Deborah Migneault said in a statement that military recruiters have a table set up outside the guidance office.
In a Friday radio address, LePage said high schools in Portland and Yarmouth "refused uniformed recruiters from stepping on campus." LePage criticized Democrats for rejecting legislation to ensure uniformed military recruiters have the same access to the state's public schools as other college and career recruiters.
Democrats who voted against the bill say there is no factual evidence that it's a problem.
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