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School Board reconsiders adding three counselors

...that we make decisions," he said. Mary Hakala, a Juneau parent who helped spearhead the education lobbying group Alaska Kids Count, said the School Board should look at the best way to alleviate the dropout rate. But, she told the board Tuesday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061804/loc_counselors.shtml
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Neighbors Digest

...on the important issues at Would you like to learn more about how your child's school receives their funding? Alaska Kids Count Network Treasurer and Glacier Valley Site Council Member Stephanie Allison will explain school funding from 6 to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092206/nei_20060922033.shtml
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Around Town

...Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149. Alaska Kids Count! Network meeting, 10-11 a.m., Udder Culture. Coffee and conversation on working towards great public schools...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120706/loc_20061207007.shtml
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Around Town

...Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149. Alaska Kids Count! Network meeting, 10-11 a.m., Udder Culture. Coffee and conversation on working towards great public schools...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120806/loc_20061208009.shtml
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Schools, parents seek more money

...even with the administration's proposed increase. Alaska Kids Count! The group can be reached at http://www.AlaskaKidsCount...reduce class sizes or buy textbooks more frequently. Alaska Kids Count!, a group of parents who lobby for more school funds...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013105/loc_20050131004.shtml
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Counselors ask district to keep 3 new positions

...environment, and we hope you will make it a priority in the budget," Sisk said. Mary Hakala, coordinator of Alaska Kids Count! - a statewide parent lobbying group with 500 people on its e-mail list - asked the School Board to support its...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020205/loc_20050202007.shtml
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Montessori works

...I spend one morning a week serving breakfast for the Glacier Valley Breakfast Club and actively participate with Alaska Kids Count. I am living proof that parents in alternative programs do participate in their school. There are many parents...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022405/let_20050224020.shtml
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School cuts spur parents to become lobbyists for funds

...parents formed the nonpartisan Alaska Kids Count at the end of January and now...Harborview Elementary, said Alaska Kids Count member Mike Ford. "Next year...schools with their own money, Alaska Kids Count members said. "We have to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030504/sta_lobbyists.shtml
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New state money spares teacher cuts, covers retirement funds

...ask the Assembly for more money if there is a reserve fund. Hakala, a member of the Juneau-based lobbying group Alaska Kids Count, said it intends to lobby the Assembly to fund up to the new cap. But, she added, "We will not be staunch advocates...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052004/loc_teachercuts.shtml
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Now it's Juneau turn to support schools

...would have on Juneau's classrooms. Participants in Alaska Kids Count! support using these funds for classroom teachers...lives of at least 225 students in Juneau. One of Alaska Kids Count!'s primary goals in its advocacy for increased...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060304/let_letter3.shtml
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