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State approves tougher math standards for graduation

Graduation requirements for students across the state will become more rigorous starting for incoming freshmen in the Class of 2019. The State Board of Education and Early Development met Dec.
UAS vies to reinstate superintendent certification program

Much like school administrators and principals need certifications to hold those positions, so to do superintendents.
Legislative roundup for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014

Bill would let Alaskans invest in gas pipeline Sen.
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Legislative roundup: Feb. 2, 2014

Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, and Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel, introduced companion legislation to create incentives for developers in the Arctic.
DHMS principal to receive award Thursday

...Milken Educator Award.Yerkes will be presented with her trophy Thursday during a meeting of the State Board of Education and Early Development, according to a state news release. The presentation will take place shortly after 8:10 a.m. in...
Chris Simon named rural education coordinator

Christopher Simon of Huslia has been named Rural Education Coordinator at the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, effective August 16. Simon has served as principal of the Jimmy Huntington School in Huslia since 2010.
State Board of Education to meet by distance in Juneau

The Alaska Board of Education and Early Development will meet by video and teleconference on Monday at 12 p.m.The meeting will originate from the auxiliary boardroom at the Alaska...
Board of Education to meet in Juneau

The Alaska Board of Education and Early Development will meet on March 7 and March 8 in the state board room on the ground floor of 801 West 10th Street in Juneau.The meeting is...
Legislature again refuses to vote on appointees

The Legislature on Monday refused to confirm any of Gov. Tony Knowles' appointments to the boards of fisheries and game, the University of Alaska board of regents and the state Board of Education.
Ketchikan: Charter school renewal bid approved

After a three-month delay, the state Board of Education and Early Development in June approved a 10-year renewal application for the Ketchikan Charter School. However, the school still is waiting for local approval of a wall at its new home.


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