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 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.
The state of Alaska (and before that, the territory of Alaska) has had a long and varied history related to the schooling of kids.
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.
JUNEAU - Alaska students' scores on Advanced Placement exams are lagging behind the national average.
...many elements in this bill," said Dr. Susan McCauley, director of teaching and learning support for the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, to the committee.The bill calls for the state to attach the participating school's...
In reading some of the responses to my previous article in the Juneau Empire, I noticed a common argument among those who disagreed with me and who are opposed to SJR 9 (and its companion measure in the House, HJR 1).
JUNEAU - The prepared text of Gov. Sean Parnell's State of the State address, delivered in Juneau on Wednesday evening: Mr. President, Mr. Speaker, Lt. Governor, legislators, fellow Alaskans: Thank you for welcoming my family and me here tonight.
...background checks during the certification process.Superintendent Robert Boyle said the new regulations from the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development are cumbersome.The district was notified in May that this process would have to be...
The Kennedy Center selected Juneau as its 11th site nationally to work to create a long-range arts education plan for students in grades K-8, using existing resources available in the community.
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