Montessori makeover?

A vote of the Juneau Board of Education will decide if Montessori Borealis will become an independent, alternative school. The proposal is being backed by school district...
Budget biggest issue at school board meeting

With another fiscal year promising budget cuts, the hot topics at Tuesday's Juneau Board of Education were, of course, budgetary issues.The budget committee is no more, but board members felt optimistic that the new budget process...
School district, support staff strike new deal

...of Teachers.The JESS membership is scheduled to vote on the new contract Nov. 22. The Juneau School District Board of Education will also vote to approve the contract. Details of the contract will be released at a later date.
Teacher feels ostracized for pot confession

...week. Berkey said he now hopes to make a bigger difference for children through a future position on the Juneau Board of Education."I want to make that my sole purpose in life," he said.Berkey described the impact of his October My Turn...
Questioned books came as a surprise

...year, according to a May document presented to the Board of Education, he served on the evaluation committee as principal...noted as well.It was recommended to the Juneau Board of Education in May that Reading Wonders be adopted. Included in...
Empire Editorial: Picks for State House, Senate seats are ...

...discretionary spending to the Juneau School District to pay for elementary language arts curriculum. The Juneau Board of Education had already decided to pay $500,000 for the curriculum upgrade. Munoz' move allowed the district to use some...
School Board audit clean

The Juneau Board of Education met at Thunder Mountain High School Tuesday night to discuss proposals to balance the district's budget, and unlike past years...
Emotions high over school curriculum

Tears were shed and voices raised Thursday over a four books intended for fourth-graders at Juneau public schools.

The names of Mike Heiman and Andi Story were misspelled in a Wednesday article about a Juneau Board of Education meeting. The name of Mayor Merrill Sanford was also spelled incorrectly in Tuesday City and Borough of Juneau Assembly article.
Teacher faces fallout from pot confession

...describes his experience with marijuana. Parents of students at the school have voiced complaints to the Juneau Board of Education and the school's administrative staff, but Berkey isn't likely to be reprimanded by the district for his public...


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