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Board bumps superintendent pay to $162K

...would have the fifth or sixth highest superintendent salary in the state, according to data from the Association of Alaska School Boards. At $165.000, Juneau would have the third highest. The board decided to split the difference and set the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-15/board-bumps-superintendent-pay-162k
Local
Thumbs up, thumbs down

...407 people pledging $22,075, according to Pick.Click.Give. numbers.Thumbs up to local fish for lunch in Alaska schools. The Sitka-founded, grant-funded Fish to Schools program provides local fish to schools across the state, including...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-07/thumbs-thumbs-down
Local
Education supporters rally amid funding talks

...following two years."It's filling back what we lost; it's not asking for more," said Alison Arians with Great Alaska Schools. "It's just, basically, keeping up with costs."She said having a physical event like a rally at the Capitol...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-06/education-supporters-rally-amid-funding
State | Local | AK legislature
Education funding fix passes House, moves to Senate

...That version would pay schools $185 more per student this year, then $58 more in each of the two following years. Alaska schools currently receive $5,680 for an average student. That figure would rise to $5,981 in 2016.The House version...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-09/education-funding-fix-passes-house-move
State | AK legislature
Sitka school district tries to attract teachers

...was open to districts across the Pacific Northwest, and another in Seattle open only to Alaska schools for recruitment. At the last event, 17 Alaska school districts participated.Alaska Teacher Placement, a program operated by the University...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-03/sitka-school-district-tries-attract-tea
State | AK legislature
Hockey great teaches great hockey

...dreaming that way, and pushing themselves because you have to have those visions."MacSwain was inducted into the Alaska School Activities Association's Alaska High School Hall of Fame in 2012. Born in Seward and raised in Alaska, he was a...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-03/hockey-great-teaches-great-hockey
Sports
Board picks firm for superintendent search

...Washington state-based company, which will charge an estimated $25,000 for its services.The Association of Alaska School Boards Superintendent Search Service was also on the table, along with two other firms. AASB helped the board locate...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-02/board-picks-firm-superintendent-search
Local
Local Student Mathletes to Compete in State Math Contest

Middle school Mathletes from Alaska schools will compete in state contests of the MATHCOUNTS Competition Series on March 29 in Anchorage. The competition has been organized...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-16/local-student-mathletes-compete-sta
Neighbors
No cruise control for Falcons final state flight

...leave their last shoot-around at Sullivan Arena and try to unwind at a hotel the night before the first round of the Alaska School Activities Association's 4A boys state basketball championships.Yesterday morning, the team all received the same...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-16/no-cruise-control-falcons-final-state-
Sports
UAS drops NANA meals

...quality of life for students on campus, he said, and hopefully bring more students to the smallest University of Alaska school. Student retention at UAS has historically lagged behind that of UAA and UAF, said Joe Nelson, UAS vice chancellor...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-04/uas-drops-nana-meals
Local

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