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New study warns against standardized pay for Alaska teachers

...urban districts.According to the pay schedule, Anchorage should pay its teachers 10 percent more. But Pelican City School District in southeast Alaska would have to give its teachers a 105 percent pay increase."Given the state's current...
Harborview teacher named school's new principal

...University of Alaska Southeast. Before that, he taught at an international school in Spain and with the Unalaska City School District.He received his Education Leadership Certificate and Type B School Administrator Certification from the University...
BP honors three Southeast Alaska Teachers Of Excellence

...weekend hours in the classroom.Moffitt teaches kindergarten at the Mt. Eccles Elementary School in the Cordova City School District. With 32 years of teaching experience, Moffitt is known as a mentor among her colleagues, educating teachers...
Homeschool an increasingly popular option for Alaskan students

...many parents because kids grow too quickly and extra time is an asset."IDEA was started in 1997 by the Galena City School District and is one of three major homeschool programs offered in Juneau. When the program was created, homeschooling...
Parnell wants school choices expanded

...Boarding School.The Nenana City School District maintains the Nenana Student...Center operates under the Galena City School District, but its 210 students come...Church. They attend the Kodiak City School District. The home has housed as many...
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Kake to host gymnasium naming ceremony

...after the Kake Thunderbirds girls play the Angoon girls, and before the two schools boys' teams play, the Kake City School District will hold a gym-naming ceremony.The community, built on a culture where names mean much more than identity...
High schoolers push for end to Alaska's exit exam

...Parnell's education bill would require a college base-assessment exam be given in place of the exit exam.But Kake City School District Superintendent Kevin Shipley had concerns about dropping the exit exam."How does it affect our accountability...
Cost of Yukon River flooding about $70M's landfill.School began three weeks later than normal in the badly damaged community. The Galena City School District had to tackle problems related to the flooding, including the loss of some students' homes.The district also...
Troopers investigate village death as homicide

...before midnight on Tuesday."Yesterday we cancelled school because I couldn't ensure student's safety," Kake City School District Superintendent Kevin Shipley said by phone, adding that about half of the 100 students in the district trickled...
Home school program to offer more money

...correspondence program, open only to Juneau residents. In contrast, statewide correspondence programs run by the Galena City School District and the Yukon-Koyukuk School District enroll 167 and 182 Juneau students, respectively. Under the statewide...


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