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Move-in day comes for new UAS dorm

...of a dip in graduating Alaska seniors, Pugh said. Although UAS has "more and more full-time students," fewer college-bound Alaskans and fewer students in the school's Master of Arts in Teaching program means UAS is taking a slight enrollment...
Bill could cut high school exit exam construct a system that best meets the needs of college-bound students and those who are planning to join the the bill that would create different tracts for college-bound students and those going directly to the workforce...
Empire Editorial: Making good news better come our own district's superintendent will count among JSD's achievements sending the vast majority of its college-bound students straight into college-level courses. With tougher academics and more teacher training, that should be...
Fifth grade not too early to think about college

"Where are the students?" Auke Bay Elementary fifth-grader Rikki Trego asked when she sat down in a classroom at the University of Alaska Southeast on Wednesday.
No plan for better schools

...for the marginal student: more individual attention, more counseling, more courses aimed at students who are not college-bound. I haven't seen anything to indicate that with two schools this would happen. But smaller schools are better for...
Rural schools look to online courses

...students motivated. That will be particularly true when online courses serve a broader range of students, not just the college-bound, he said. The upside is that students who learn to motivate themselves will be better prepared for the way college...
Thank you

...Early Scholars Program, led by Frank Coenraad, Guidance Counselor/Early Scholars Advisor, is committed to helping college-bound Alaska Native and Native American high school students broaden their scholastic goals by participating in activities...
August is national immunization awareness month

...immunizations for Alaskans of all ages and reminds parents to update their children's immunizations, including college-bound students, for back-to-school." In 1996, Alaska ranked 48th in the nation for immunization of two-year-olds...
Cohen will run for Board again

...basics of computers and life skills. And he said the school district should encourage vocational students, as well as college-bound kids. "We've got both kinds, and both are valid," he said. School Board members don't run for particular...
Candidates focus on School Board's future the valley," Thomas said. The School Board should specialize the schools so students can focus on either a college-bound or employment-bound education that would better engage them and increase their success rates, he said. "If a...


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