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Place blame on state government not city

The My Turn by Bill Bjork and John Davis on Sept. 29 made me aware of a primary capital-move issue. It is the common and frequent practice of people...

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Opinion
Teacher's union set for pension fight

...it is gearing up to fight another round over pensions, an issue some lawmakers said they consider a "done deal." Bill Bjork, president of the National Education Association-Alaska, said a major priority of his 13,000-member group this...

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Local
Teacher's union set for pension fight

...round over pensions, an issue some lawmakers said they consider a "done deal." Sound off on the important issues at Bill Bjork, president of the National Education Association-Alaska, said a major priority of his 13,000-member group this...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011808/loc_20080118026.shtml
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Funding keeps most districts at status quo

...health care and retirement costs, some school districts say the funding boost merely keeps their heads above water. Bill Bjork, president of the National Education Association-Alaska, said with an oil surplus of more than $500 million, the...

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Union objects to testing teachers

...Teachers' careers will be on the line in a system that is untried and untested, and that is untenable," said Bill Bjork, president of NEA-Alaska, which represents teachers and school support staff. Next month, the state Board of Education...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020405/sta_20050204002.shtml
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Schools beg senators for more funds

...the Senate Finance committee. The $4,919 figure "is not adequate and does not meet the needs of our schools," Bill Bjork, president of the Alaska chapter of the National Education Association, told the committee. More than 30 educators...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031005/sta_20050310002.shtml
News
Union aims to cut class size

...mandatory for districts, but an option for schools who want to participate and receive funding from the state, said Bill Bjork, president of NEA-Alaska. "It's a carrot rather than a stick," said Bjork. He did not say how much state funding...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062105/sta_20050621023.shtml
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AlaskaDigest

...action an endorsement, only a recommendation, said NEA-Alaska spokeswoman Virginia McKinney. NEA-Alaska president Bill Bjork said that choosing between the two candidates was difficult, but added that Knowles had demonstrated support from union...

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News
Fight expected over hike in school funds

...districts need more money each year to pay for pensions, insurance and inflation, all of which rise every year, said Bill Bjork, president of the National Education Association-Alaska. Because schools were "flat-funded" over the last two...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120205/sta_20051202002.shtml
News
Teachers union not endorsing candidate

...one candidate, the union decided it would push its education platform in the coming campaign. NEA-Alaska president Bill Bjork said the three seemed well versed in topics including school funding, smaller class sizes and a better retirement system...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091106/sta_20060911008.shtml
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