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READ ? LEARN ? SUCCEED

...funding for resources geared to meet each student's learning needs: books, lesson plans, supporting materials and assessment tools.In doing so, Coeur Alaska sets a positive example of corporate citizenship for students, to say nothing of all...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-11-24/read-%E2%80%A2-learn-%E2%80%A2-succ
Neighbors
Prison inmates get on track

...Hiland, and 25 inmates joined the pilot program that ran for 12 weeks last winter.Before it began, Alderson used an assessment tool developed by the World Health Organization that measures psychological, physical, social and environmental health...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-09/prison-inmates-get-track
State
Apple's change of heart will benefit all

...look sleek and cool but also meet the highest environmental standards set by the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool, or EPEAT, system. Apple actually helped set those standards, which made its sudden exit so surprising.The standards...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-22/apples-change-heart-will-benefit-all
Opinion
Phyllis Carlson

...progress schools are achieving. JSD uses the MAPS assessment tool which gives the district and individual students...MAPS testing process JSD has incorporated into its assessment tools, we are able to determine each student's level...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-09-21/phyllis-carlson
Local
Measuring academic progress in the Juneau School District

...students will graduate prepared to succeed beyond high school doesn't stop there. Our teachers use a variety of assessment tools to also check on the "output" side of our work - student learning.A few years ago the Juneau School District...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-12-05/measuring-academic-progress-juneau-sc
Opinion
On-the-job training benefits job seekers and employers

...permanent employee with the employer that provided the training. Using Career Ready 101, a nationally recognized assessment tool, an employment specialist can gauge a job seeker's work skills. Using this assessment, a job center specialist...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020411/reg_780629186.shtml
Regional News
Joyful movement makes physical activity possible for all

...Montana State University and the University of Idaho called "WIN the Rockies" led to the development of a self-assessment tool called "Matching your Motive to Move," available on the group's website. The tool matches recommendations for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022011/nei_788140178.shtml
Neighbors
State to retool school exams

...standards developed for Alaska. The state says the inconsistency is a problem. "A big piece is we want to have an assessment tool that is consistent throughout all of the grade levels, three through nine," said Les Morse, the state director...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121603/sta_exams.shtml
News
House Dems push for No Child Left Behind waivers

...would probably meet the federal requirements for a waiver, Fry said, but the department will need to develop an assessment tool to go along with it. The state Board of Education is slated to approve a final version of those standards in June...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-02-23/house-dems-push-no-child-left-behind-wa
Local
City wins funding for preschool program

...that choose to care for their young children at home. The grant also requires the school districts to use specific assessment tools to evaluate the children. Other school districts receiving grants: Anchorage, two classrooms serving 32 children...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072309/loc_468377080.shtml

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