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My Turn: Honesty is the best policy

...to the NAPE, they were not.This is why the Alaska Measurement of Progress informational documents to the State Board of Education in June on the AMP testing cut scores are worrisome. They show the intent is once again to skew the Bell to the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-06/honesty-best-policy
Opinion
Comment sought on proposed regulations for assessments

The State Board of Education & Early Development is seeking comment on proposed regulations to allow persons with certificates of achievement to take a college...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-07-05
Neighbors
Pure Sole: Sugar daddies (and mommies)

...mentioning that the total amount available for student activities has been reduced by about $600,000 per the Juneau Board of Education balancing its budget using the student activities fund. That was explained to me as what needs to be raised by parents...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-06-25/sugar-daddies-and-mommies
Sports
JSD's budget plan matches Legislature's spending

It wasn't the worst-case scenario, after all.The budget approved by the Juneau Board of Education and the City and Borough of Juneau matches the Legislature's school funding appropriation, the Juneau School District confirms...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-16/jsds-budget-plan-matches-legislatures-s
Local
Juneau school board approves charter school through 2026

The Juneau Board of Education approved Juneau Community Charter School's charter Tuesday, though board members considered a shorter charter and other potential...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-10/juneau-school-board-approves-charter-sc
Local
Congrats, grads!

...added."Life will figure itself out," Barnhill said.Reishus-O'Brien is the son of Juneau School District Board of Education member Sean O'Brien, who gave the class' Declaration of Graduation along with fellow board member Lisa Worl...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-25/congrats-grads
Local
JSD considers bullying prevention, intervention

...Director of Student Services Bridget Weiss and Director of Teaching and Learning Ted Wilson presented to the Juneau Board of Education at its regular meeting on Tuesday strategies to improve school climate and decrease bullying and hazing. Across...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-11/jsd-considers-bullying-prevention-inter
Local
When SLAM opens in May, expect to pay more to get in

...visitors will walk through its doors. They'll also pay a little more for the privilege.On Friday, the Alaska Board of Education voted to increase most fees in the state division of libraries, archives and museums, part of the Alaska Department...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-10/when-slam-opens-may-expect-pay-more-get
Local
JSD: We can't afford only one high school

...space, fewer disciplinary issues and better community engagement.Closing a school would be the decision of the Board of Education, JSD Chief of Staff Kristin Bartlett said, and it wouldn't be done rashly. If a school closure were considered...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-03/jsd-we-cant-afford-only-one-high-school
Local
With Legislature stuck in limbo, school board passes twin budget plans

The Juneau Board of Education has approved two budget options, and picking the final one will depend on the budget to be passed by the Alaska Legislature...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-13/legislature-stuck-limbo-school-board-pa
Local

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