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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.
State | AK legislature
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...
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...
State Board approves UAS distance learning endorsement

The State Board of Education and Early Development met Thursday by teleconference, and among its actions was approving the University of Alaska Southeast's new endorsement program in distance delivery and e-learning for certificated teachers.
State names delegates to U.S. Senate youth program

Madison Manning, a senior at Meshik School in Port Heiden in the Lake and Peninsula School District, and Thomas Krasnican, a junior at Service High School in the Anchorage School District, are Alaska's delegates to the United States Senate Youth Program for the 2012-2013 school year, Alaska Education Commissioner Mike Hanley announced Friday.
State board adopts new regulations for educator evaluations

The State of Alaska Board of Education and Early Development, meeting Dec. 6 and Dec. 7 in Anchorage, adopted regulations regarding school districts' evaluations of teachers, administrators and special service providers such as school psychologists.
4-day school week pilot progam among prefiled bills

Fifty-six bills and three resolutions were released, including proposed measures creating a pilot program for a shortened school week, heightening identification requirements for would-be voters, and establishing a schedule and process for state agency performance audits, as the first set of prefiled legislation for the incoming 28th Alaska State Legislature Monday.The prefiled legislation constitutes the first new bills and resolutions offered for consideration in the upcoming legislative session, which starts next Tuesday.


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