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Big or small? Which works?

...600 high school students will be split between two 800-student schools. Will they be better schools? Education researchers...in the debate about the Juneau initiative. They say 800-student schools are big enough to be comprehensive but are too...

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It takes time to create a good, small school

...small schools, it won't be enough simply to have two 800-student high schools, education researchers suggest. "Is...make school relevant to students. She agrees that an 800-student school isn't small enough in itself to be personal...

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The extra costs of another school

...district can afford to run it. Juneau School District officials have said they will receive more state funding for two 800-student schools than for one 1,600-student school. The state gives more money per student in smaller schools than in larger...

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Two finalists make pitches for top job at JDHS

...in educational leadership at Montana State University. Smith has been an administrative intern and teacher at 1,800-student Helena High School in Montana, and a book broker, apartment complex manager and restaurant manager. Smith said he's...

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Enrollment key to school bond debate

...justified. Eight hundred is what we need. Eight hundred is what we can afford,'' Geldhof said. Juneau could build an 800-student school, but it would need to build yet another school eventually, said school board President Jeff Bush. And Juneau...

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Researchers say small is better, but with a purpose

...school opens in 2008, JDHS would have about 1,025 students and the Dimond Park school 733, the district said. An 800-student school would be at Howley's upper limit of acceptable size. But it might be too big for students at risk of dropping...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...in educational leadership at Montana State University. Smith has been an administrative intern and teacher at 1,800-student Helena High School in Montana, and a book broker, apartment complex manager and restaurant manager. Smith said he's...

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District gets poor grades for lunch program

...insufficient production records were provided by the district. The school district contracted ESS Alaska to prepare more than 800 student meals daily. The Juneau School District is ESS's only school lunch client among a large statewide clientele. During...

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Offerings at new school stir debate

...afraid of hurting their grade point average by taking hard courses, he said. "There are plenty of kids, even in an 800 student body, to fill every advanced-placement class," he said. Attendees met in small groups to discuss the topics that...

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Juneau Empire Online Local News: Officials crunch school numbers 7/7/98

...property tax and state funding - is ongoing. Ketchikan, which recently spent about $42 million renovating its 800-student high school, was able to secure direct appropriation from the state, but that was in 1989, said Ketchikan School...

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