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Governor vetoes bill limiting state entity in gas plan

...scheduled to meet late Friday to try to tie up the operating budget but that meeting was canceled.The group Great Alaska Schools - which has opposed proposed cuts to school funding - held a small rally on the steps of the Capitol.The day began...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-19/governor-vetoes-bill-limiting-state-ent
State | AK legislature
Kids, parents and teachers stage Capitol sit-in to protest education cuts

...with a day to go before the scheduled end of the first session of the 29th Alaska Legislature, the group Great Alaska Schools organized a sit-in.With the Legislature planning to cut education funding as a way to partially balance the state's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-19/kids-parents-and-teachers-stage-capitol
State | AK legislature
Will high school activities make the grade?

If a butterfly flaps its wings in Ketchikan, it can create a tsunami in Barrow.That is one of the metaphors Alaska School Activities Association executive director Billy Strickland used as he discussed a wave of proposals coming toward ASAA...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-19/will-high-school-activities-make-grade
Sports
Photo: Stand up, Sing out, Shout out

...Bakery to be used in Saturday's education rally at the Capitol. The 12:30 p.m. rally is organized by Great Alaska Schools, a statewide, coalition advocating for a quality public education.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-10/photo-stand-sing-out-shout-out
Local
Juneau School District seeks ways to save school activities amid budget cuts

...ways to cut costs, the group ran into a lot of regulations about canceling or combining sports.According to the Alaska School Activities Association, schools in the same district must combine all their sports or none. Schools cannot combine...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-15/juneau-school-district-seeks-ways-save-
Local
My Turn: Stand up and stop the crazy education cuts

...If legislators feel bullied by the caucus they are in, maybe it is time for a change. No matter how much you say you support education, it comes down to how you vote. ? Alyse Galvin is co-founder of Great Alaska Schools Anchorage.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-09/my-turn-stand-and-stop-crazy-educatio
Opinion
Alternative Erin's Law bill gets first hearing

...Ted Wilson said district administration has "not had any conversation" about implementation of Erin's Law. Other Alaska school districts have adopted their own, local version of the law."After it didn't pass (the Legislature) last year...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-03/alternative-erins-law-bill-gets-first-h
State | Local | AK legislature
JDHS girls eye return to state

...comes into the way you play in your matches. I guess we get to find out early."The Southeast representative to the Alaska School Activities Association state tournament is the team with the best record against league opponents.The Crimson Bears...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-03/jdhs-girls-eye-return-state
Sports
JDHS' Jones, TMHS' Morris get All-Star nods

...Cost for admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Children 6-and-under are free. Alaska School Activities Association passes will not be honored but AABC passes will.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-02/jdhs-jones-tmhs-morris-get-all-star-no
Sports
Infographic: Update: 29th Legislature Scoreboard

...speaking with one voice. Requires a simple majority of the full membership of each house.HCR 2: Declares Jan. 24-30 Alaska School Choice Week.HCR 11: The governor should set up a climate change task force.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/infographic-update-29th-legislature-sco
State | AK legislature

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