Caulfield: Amidst challenges, 'UAS will thrive'

...program?"The arts are essential to a broad-based education, and UAS will continue to offer art courses as part of its curriculum. But UAS has a distinctive opportunity to focus on Northwest Coast arts - renowned internationally - due to our location...
Sitka makes big plans for 150th Alaska Day

...transfer," Spackman said.Williams said one of her roles will be to contact schools and educators, and encourage them to plan curricula around the anniversary. But she and Spackman said they are in the early stages of picturing what the commemoration will look...
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...
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...
Volunteer coaches needed for youth running programs

...coaches for Girls on the Run and Boys Run: I Toowu Klatseen for the fall season.Coaches will work in small groups to teach curriculum and build the group up as a team to walk or run a 5K. Coaches would have to be positive role models, believing in a healthy...
AWARE announces the Peer Education Theatre Program in partnership with Illusion Theater

...interpersonal dating violence and protection against sexual abuse. The partnership with Illusion Theater will supplement the existing curriculum.The audition/interview is open to high school students, university students, and adult mentors who are interested in...
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...
Gelbrich resignation letter: 'Change is needed'

...Board of Education, Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich urged the board to stick to its guns in rallying behind the push for new curricula.Gelbrich handed in the letter of resignation to the board March 13, and announced his plans two days later to leave the...
JSD expects two years to implement Erin's Law

...providing enough time for statewide curricula to be crafted and teacher training...Development is in charge of developing curricula. "HB 44 establishes a task force...recommend by June 30, 2016, model curricula for suicide training, sexual abuse...
Gov signs bill for sexual assault prevention in schools

...children not participate in the sexual assault awareness and dating violence programs.The bill also calls for creation of a task force to provide by June 30 recommendations for age-appropriate curricula and teacher training materials.


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