Science Education in Maine May be About to Change 

Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen will make what’s billed as an important announcement about the future of science standards in Maine.Bowen plans to make his announcement Wednesday in Orono at a conference of educators reviewing the Framework for Science Standards. The blueprint for future science standards, to be applied in many states, is similar to the Common Core standards for English Language Arts and Math.Several educators and business leaders will join Bowen at the news conference at the University of Maine.(The Associated Press)