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...Community Services, where she also worked as an accounts payable clerk. She retired early from the State of Alaska Department of Education, and she and David spent the last years of her life traveling, spending 20-years on a sailboat exploring...
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Rep. Munoz addresses school district hazing

...Board of Education meeting to speak on hazing issues in the district.Rep. Cathy Munoz (R-Juneau) and Alaska Department of Education and Early Development Commissioner Mike Hanley were both supportive of what the district is doing to address...
Alaska Contemporary Art Bank celebrates 11 new acquisitions

...the arts for all Alaskans through education, partnership, grants and services. ASCA is a division of the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, and is governed by eleven council members appointed by the Governor. It is supported...
The Alaska State Council on the Arts seeks nominations for the 2014-2016 Alaska State Writer Laureate

Nominations are now open for the 2014-2016 Alaska State Writer Laureate.
Governor's Awards nominations open

The Alaska State Council on the Arts is seeking nominations for the 2015 Governor's Awards for the Arts Nominations are now open in the following categories: arts education, individual artist, arts organization and Native arts.
JDHS assistant principal interviews today

Candidates for the position of assistant principal at Juneau-Douglas High School will go through public interviews today. Interviews with the four finalists will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Juneau-Douglas High School in room 206.
House Finance balks over planned exiting exit exam

JUNEAU - The House Finance Committee expressed concern Tuesday over how the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development would terminate the high school exit exam under a bill being considered.The bill, sponsored by Rep. Pete...
AWARE's 2014 Women of Distinction

AWARE will be hosting its 18th annual Women of Distinction Banquet and Silent Auction at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 1, at Centennial Hall, celebrating four women who have made outstanding contributions to the Juneau community.
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My Turn: State money will compromise private schools' autonomy

The state of Alaska (and before that, the territory of Alaska) has had a long and varied history related to the schooling of kids.
Empire Editorial: When two is less than one, subtraction is the answer

This month, the Alaska Legislature's education subcommittees are considering four competing measures that would eliminate the Alaska High School Graduation Qualifying Exam. Among the four is a proposal included as part of Gov.


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