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Anchorage School District says it won't lay off teachers

...After the Anchorage School Board cut about 60 classroom teacher positions from next school year's budget, teachers...says he expects three staff members who are not classroom teachers will be laid off.___Information from: Alaska...
With Legislature stuck in limbo, school board passes twin budget plans

...enrollment projection would add a teacher at that school. "If the students are there, it makes sense that we have a classroom teacher there," Means said. The budgets approved Tuesday also adjust for revised levels of funding in other state programs...
Pure Sole: Athletics and activities

...example, Battle of the Books, choir, orchestra, and spelling bees. These activities are often done with the classroom teacher.Question ? What about the important role sports play in engaging students in school and requiring good grades...
JSD replaces texts that spurred protests

...their study of the books and in their debate regarding appropriateness of each text for a fourth grade audience. Classroom teachers and students will soon have a new cultural resource in 'Shin-Chi's Canoe' to use during their regular reading...
My Turn: An overdue ounce of prevention

...physical, psychological ills should put healthier, safer, more stable and learning-focused children in the classroom. Teachers should eventually be able to spend more time teaching and less time disciplining, intervening, comforting and...
AEYC hosts early learning conference March 27-29

...presentations. She has been at the forefront of science education for over 28 years, she has been a full-time classroom teacher, professional staff development instructor, conference presenter, keynote speaker, and university professor...
Kennedy Center artists to lead workshops for Juneau teachers

...Participants will explore a step-by-step process of integrating science concepts and drama strategies in the classroom. Teachers will also learn about activities that develop teamwork and creative problem solving skills in students, techniques...
Passport to STEM success

...cucumbers and sea stars, and one boy held up a hermit crab, which retracted from the looming giant.In the chemistry classroom, teacher Jennifer Thompson sat with a student who pinched white powders into one of several small containers of clear liquid...
Empire Editorial: The committee has spoken

...slashing another 35 jobs, many of which will be classroom teachers. The district can save some of those jobs, but...analysis, only 40 percent of the JSD workforce are classroom teachers. Shrinking that percentage will further strain...
JDHS academic recognitions for February 2014

...a French pen-pal, applying what she learned in class to a real-life situation with very little help from the classroom teacher. She worked diligently by herself or in a cohesive manner within a small group of students. The end result was...


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