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School funding all still hypothetical

...After a certain date, we can't go below that, but we can increase."JSD Director of Administrative Services David Means said the Assembly expressed interest in funding the school district to the cap - whatever that may end up being. The...
School board OKs special election

...President Phyllis Carlson acknowledged that it's "amazing how easily (something) can become a back-burner topic."David Means, director of administrative services for the Juneau School District, informed the board that the latest conceptual...
JSD hopes to beat deadline with $20M bond

...enough votes to go into effect immediately or retroactively to Jan. 1, 2015.JSD Director of Administrative Services David Means has been in talks with the City and Borough of Juneau about holding a special election to vote on the bond measure before...
New 'worst-case scenario' for Juneau schools would cut 18 teachers - and more

...options will have to be considered to balance the budget on top of ongoing reductions made over the last five years."David Means, JSD's director of administrative services, has been with the school district for almost 10 years and has worked...
Bill would halt Marie Drake renovation

...necessary to apply for the reimbursement program are set to be complete in May, JSD Administrative Services Director David Means said via email.Miller testified at a Senate Finance committee hearing last week that the January 2015 cutoff would trash...
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District preparing for a worse worst-case scenario

...stay intact.The school district is working on a new worst case scenario."(Director of Administrative Services) David Means is analyzing the impact to JSD - from both State and CBJ contributions," Bartlett said. "If these reductions are approved...
School board approves budget amid uncertainty

...bad as we thought," he said.Though the board considered a number of budget scenarios, JSD Administrative Director David Means told the board it was necessary to present only one to the Assembly by the looming March 31 deadline."Tonight we...
Cuts meet cuts as city, schools talk budget

...remembered writing checks for activities often before her son graduated in 2007.JSD Director of Administrative Services David Means said he thinks the activities fee, which used to be about $60, "went away when (they) opened up Thunder Mountain...
PE benched with new requirements

...from regular classes because it can have as many as 58 students per class. According to Director of Administration David Means, the average cost to employ a teacher including all benefits, training and salary is about $100,000, so each class...
Juneau schools spice up meal programs

...budget deficit, the SLAB has announced that its new program has exceeded profit expectations.JSD Director of Finance David Means told the Empire in February that the district hoped to make up for the pricier food service program by increasing participation...


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