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GBSD sign under repair

The Governor Baxter School for the Deaf sign at the entryway to Macworth island has been removed for repair/replacement.

Executive Director's Report June 2019

On June 7, 2019, the Appropriations committee approved $1,180,000 for the next two years.

Executive Director's Report May 2019

On April 10th Maine’s Kindergarten Readiness legislation received full support from the Education Committee! We had a lot of support from...

GBSD Director Invited to China

Karen Hopkins, Director of Statewide Education and Family Services, has been invited to accompany renowned researcher Christine Yoshinaga-Itano on...

Executive Director's Report April 2019

We have three students graduating from Portland High School! All three are working on their final Capstone Projects.


The Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is providing new options for learning. "Statewide, we are looking at more than 800...

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