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School Board audit clean

...Sean O'Brien were sworn in earlier this week.One proposal discussed Tuesday was the introduction of a new music program curriculum, which has not been updated since 2002.An audit recently prepared by Means was presented in an Independent Advisor's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-22/school-board-audit-clean
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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
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-25/gelbrich-resignation-letter-change-need
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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
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Charter school gets new teachers, needs more kids

...school students are tested to the same state standards as other JSD students, the school is not beholden to the district's curriculums, longtime charter school teacher Sheila Keller said."I'm not a standards-based educator, I'm a kid-based educator...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-07/charter-school-gets-new-teachers-needs-
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Opportunities for men and boys

...Juneau. Sports coaches are also invited to receive training, curricula and prevention tool kits for the implementation of Coaching...respect, strength and equality through incorporating a simple curriculum into their sports season. For more information on these events...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072510/nei_683048831.shtml
Neighbors
Homeschool an increasingly popular option for Alaskan students

...school in a box" because only a packaged curriculum for each grade level was offered. IDEA...choices."Parents have more control over curriculum choices and content and have the ability...allotments of money to use towards picking curriculum. The programs offer licensed teachers...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-12/homeschool-increasingly-popular-opt
Neighbors
Council awards community-based prevention grants

...will receive $133,000 to expand its Girls on the Run program in grades 3 through 5, to enhance a comprehensive health curriculum for eighth grade middle school students and to expand its community based Green Dot bystander intervention program to engage...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-12/council-awards-community-based-prev
Neighbors
Hands-on hatching project

...Dorsey used the project to fit into both curriculums."In kindergarten, part of the curriculum is that they are learning about their senses...problem and fits the living, nonliving curriculum. It's science, math, reading and learning...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-05-25/hands-hatching-project
Neighbors
School board approves language arts curriculum purchase

...elementary schools. The district tries to renew its curricula every six years; the curriculum for elementary language arts hadn't been updated...administrators, staff members and parents. Curricula renewal meetings began in October. The three...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-11/school-board-approves-language-arts-cur
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