Five candidates, three spots

...budget issues is to stop unnecessary growth."It's my position that we need to keep in check the expansion of our charter school and side schools," Redmond said. "I think the ones that we have now do need to be funded properly and to continue...
Yes or No?

...district with a simple answer: Yes or no? Here's their answers: Q: Do you support the creation of the Summit STEM charter school?Jason Hart: YesJosh Keaton: UndecidedEmil "Robert" Mackey: NoJeff Redmond: YesAndi Story: NoQ: In order...
Five school board candidates debate future amid budget cuts

...whether to approve a proposed charter school and to draw district lines.Behind...expanding, but rather focusing on the charter school already in place.Keaton, engineering and math charter school would require would best be used...
Auke Bay playground revamp gains momentum

...favor of another idea.Auke Bay Elementary principal Lori Hoover, originally in attendance to speak against a new charter school, explained that despite recent renovations at her school, their playground was in a dismal state."It's a beautiful...
More problems found at state's first charter

...issues at Washington's first charter school.The report comes on the same...voter-approved law allowing charter schools in the state is a series of challenges for charter schools in Washington state.Acting State...
Nation and World
Photo: Trumpeting jazz

Alaska jazz composer and trumpet player Yngvil Vatn Guttu performs with keyboardist Rob Cohen for students at the Juneau Community Charter School on Friday.
STEM school paused amid concerns

If a charter school in Alaska wants to set strict socioeconomic...between the district and Summit STEM Charter School, and said it wasn't a reality...income families."The purpose of a charter (school) is to provide a different school...
School bus crash kills 2 students, injures 3

...heavily damaged and its roof caved in.The students were being transported to Furr High School, which also operates a charter school; the girls who died each attended one of those schools. School officials said the bus was near the end of its route...
Nation and World
Letter: Juneau education needs more than a good acronym

...push to create a special STEM charter school in Juneau. Of course, if you...But even if the science-based charter school proposal doesn't have for all students, even in charter schools.)Next, no one wants to leave...
Big push for STEM

...advocates say, could be a new charter school.Members of the Juneau School Board and proponents of a new charter school came together during a special...building a layout for their ideal charter school almost two years ago, it was...


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