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Yakutat organizations, community members band together to save town

...or other towns where their children can get a better education, because our school system here is basically bare bones for curriculum," Indreland said. "We try not to be too dismal about it. We're feeling like maybe we hit rock bottom, and we're...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/yakutat-organizations-community-members-b
Art
My Turn: $1.5 million means much in quest to defeat domestic violence

...violence and sexual assault prevention efforts in 2016?" Here is the answer: ? Dating violence/healthy relationships curricula, materials and projects - This $1.5 million is the funding available to develop and implement programs with young people...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-20/my-turn-15-million-means-much-quest-d
Opinion
My Turn: Misappropriating a people's history

Should school curricula be modified "based solely on objections...also applies to a high school history curricula being debated across the country...voted to remove the books from the curriculum. Ted Wilson, the district's director...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-28/my-turn-misappropriating-peoples-histor
Opinion
Kenai Christian academy graduates sole senior

...it's just something you have to do."Wings Christian Academy teacher and administrator Georgia James said that Wings uses a curriculum called Accelerated Christian Education, in which students complete units called PACEs (Packets of Accelerated Christian...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-24/kenai-chrisian-academy-graduates-sole-s
State
States move to reduce time spent on Common Core-based exam

...test back to once a year does not address all the lost instructional time and overarching concerns about "narrowing of the curriculum and teaching to the test."Mike Wetzel, spokesman for the Colorado Education Association, the state's largest teachers...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/states-move-reduce-time-spent-common-
Not For Web
New math adds up for board

...District's secondary math curriculum recommendation for 2015...been working to select a new curriculum. It has started by determining...The committee has selected curricula to pilot, and the selection...6-12 is $315,000. The curriculum is broken down into grades...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-20/new-math-adds-board
Local
Teachers dance their way into integrating arts

Teachers from across Alaska have spent the last two weeks in Juneau learning how to integrate art into their curriculums to help students learn better.The program, "Basic Arts Institute - An Interdisciplinary Continuum: Storytelling from Ancient...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-08-04/teachers-dance-their-way-integrating-ar
Local
Committee advances revised sexual assault prevention bill

...within their existing budgets. The Rasmuson Foundation last month indicated it would entertain a grant application to develop curriculum and training, if the bill becomes law.The rewrite incorporated elements from other school-related bills, raising questions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-21/comittee-advances-revised-sexual-assaul
State
Celebrating self-esteem through running

...and really come out of their shell."Volunteer coaches inspire the girls to be joyful, healthy and confident through a curriculum that integrates running. GOTR participants are taught ideals and life skills to build confidence and improve attitudes about...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-17/celebrating-self-esteem-through-runnin
Sports
JSD wants input on language lessons

...three language arts curricula under consideration by the district.Curriculum has been a divisive...26-member district curriculum committee including...samples of the curricula in January and...district reviews its curricula every six years...WondersThe McGraw-Hill curriculum is organized around...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-06/jsd-wants-input-language-lessons
Local

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