Superintendent addresses media training

...expectations of our roles as representatives of the school district and to make sure we are following policies of the Board of Education and rules for protecting student privacy," according to the superintendent's report.
Students take charge of learning, anti-bullying

Students and teachers addressing the Juneau Board of Education on Tuesday gave good grades to anti-bullying and learning programs. At Tuesday's meeting, exploratory teachers - those teaching...
State approves tougher math standards for graduation

...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. 4-5 in Anchorage to develop four new proposed regulations on learning standards...
My Turn: Curriculum whitewashes boarding school abuse

...wanted to elucidate to the members of the Juneau Board of Education, Superintendent Mark Miller and the general public...reviewing for historical accuracy. I urge the Juneau Board of Education and Superintendent Miller to remove the objectionable...
Ex-Nikiski teacher pleads not-guilty in rape case

With a courtroom audience that included representatives from the school district, board of education and family of the alleged victim, accused rapist and former teacher Jeremy Anderson appeared in Kenai Superior Court in person...
School board quizzes House speaker

Kenai Peninsula Board of Education members sat down with House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, to ask him about the upcoming legislative session that begins...
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...
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.
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...


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