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My Turn: Make test standards neither too soft or too hard

...accepting first appearances at face value.The Alaska Board of Education will be meeting via teleconference today to approve...parents, educators and students deserve no less.Alaska Board of Education should not make the state's standards for test...
When SLAM opens in May, expect to pay more to get in

...of visitors will walk through its doors. They'll also pay a little more for the privilege.On Friday, the Alaska Board of Education voted to increase most fees in the state division of libraries, archives and museums, part of the Alaska Department...
Begich, Parnell exchange words over reserve

...things be done "right, not just fast," and the state, among other things, was waiting on a decision from the Alaska board of education on new standards for K-12 education to allow it to move forward with a request for a waiver. That decision...
State Board of Education to meet by distance in Juneau

The Alaska Board of Education and Early Development will meet by video and teleconference on Monday at 12 p.m.The meeting will originate from the auxiliary...
4-day school week bill advances in House

...those changes.One of the most major changes would transfer authority to approve the pilot program from the Alaska Board of Education to the commissioner, who already has authority to approve an alternative schedule if a district can prove it...
Board of Education to meet in Juneau

The Alaska Board of Education and Early Development will meet on March 7 and March 8 in the state board room on the ground floor of 801 West 10th Street in Juneau...
Montessori charter axed

The Alaska Board of Education on Friday, in a 5-2 vote in Anchorage, turned down Montessori Borealis' application for a charter school. Some board members...
Alaska editorial: Board restores reason to evolution studies

...Anchorage Daily News: Without much fuss, the Alaska Board of Education put an essential bit of science back into the...only a hypothesis. As speakers at last week's Alaska Board of Education hearing on state science standards pointed out...
Alaska Digest

...Montessori charter school were not able to find rental space for classrooms, and they still needed to convince the Alaska Board of Education to approve the school. Instead, the district plans to offer Montessori classrooms for elementary students and...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...educating kids. The requirement increases to 65 percent next year, and 70 percent the year after that. The Alaska Board of Education in January granted waivers to 13 school districts that failed to meet the requirements of the new law. In addition...


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