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Schools see sub shortage

...for a substitute is a high school diploma. A background check is also required.Director of Administrative Services David Means said that rate hasn't been upped since 2008. VanBronkhorst said it's certainly something that will be talked about...
The gridiron grind begins

...they can rest my big guys. Everybody on the team will be playing somewhere."JSD director of administrative services David Means said school debt is an ongoing problem."It goes back many years ago," Means said. "They have been reducing the...
District, union carve out new contract

...budget.In some cases, a reallocation of such a large sum could mean job cuts, but Director of Administrative Services David Means said that isn't expected to be the case this time around."We saved $450,000 in fuel oil costs partly due to...
Auke Bay playground revamp gains momentum

...into the pot.During the September Juneau School Board meeting, Juneau School District Director of Administration David Means presented to the board completed projects with leftover money and options for those funds. An improvement project at...
Big push for STEM

...dollar figure for how much it would eat into the school district's budget.JSB Director of Administrative Services David Means estimated a STEM elementary school in the capital city would be an investment of $140,000 to $350,000. The numbers...
Fewer kids, less funding budget was adjusted, however, in anticipation of a possible loss, according to JSD Director of Administration David Means."I think in this community here there's some issues," Means said regarding the steady trend of student loss...
Miller's contract extended to 2018

...the district website.During the board's work session before the regular meeting, JSD Director of Administration David Means began digging into the work that will need to be done for the FY17 budget.The board is considering the adoption of...
JSD lets go of 3 teachers

...including cutting teaching positions and upping the pupil-to-teacher ratio.Director of Administrative Services David Means told the Empire in April that after years of shortfalls and cuts, "the alternatives have been cut away; we don't...
Putting its money where its mouth is

...Assembly's action last night, the district is in a much better position for next year," JSD Director of Administration David Means said. "The CBJ Assembly Finance Committee voted to fund the district an additional $500,000 for this current school...
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...


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