Empire Editorial: Closing schools will shut down communities an attack on Native and rural culture, especially considering a savings of under $6 million, the Alaska Department of Education estimated. Most Alaskans would prefer education funding go untouched, but that's not the reality the state...
Juneau teacher named Alaska Teacher of the Year

...Borough School District, has been named Alternate Teacher of the Year.The Alaska award is given by the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development as part of a nationwide program sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers...
Schools in jeopardy

...Nudelman, the finance director for the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, said immediate savings...savings coin. It isn't just money from the Department of Education and Early Development that is part of a district's...
State | Local | AK legislature
Local teacher takes home top prize

...instructor inspire excellence. Now, almost 40 years later, Meiners is still earning gold stars.The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development named Meiners Alaska's 2016 teacher of the year at Saturday's Association of Alaska...
Low enrollment equals $287K loss for JSD

...October enrollment figure submitted to the Alaska Department of Education shows the Juneau School District missed the mark...appropriation will decline by $53,400.The Department of Education and Early Development will give a final verification...
In tougher tests, Juneau students beat state average

...I would question, 'Did we really raise the bar?'" Hanley said.During a press conference Monday, the Department of Education and Early Development released figures showing only 34.76 percent of Alaska students met standards in English...
'Sharing Our Knowledge' conference highlights crucial role of Tlingit elders

...mechanism that's already been successful," Martin said.According to information provided by the Hawai'i State Department of Education, Hawai'i established its language immersion program in 1987, partly in response to pressure from parents and...
Legislator's advisers also call for TransCanada buyout

...Finance Committee."$30 million or $130 million is a heck of a lot of money," she said. "If you're the Department of Education looking for savings, that could fund you for years to come."As the hearing came to a close, the committee...
State | AK legislature
Concerns block STEM charter school

...Poorer students typically do worse on state assessments compared to others, according to data by the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development.Legal guidance on this matter, however, revealed the STEM school's focus on students...
My Turn: Should Alaska's education go Hawaiian?

...state school board, which has no taxing or bonding authority.? School-based budgeting in Hawaii means their Department of Education allocates funds to each school directly on an annual basis. Unspent funds revert back to the state? Maintenance...


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