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Sara B Peterson Roulston

Former Juneau resident Sally Roulston, now Sara B. Peterson, passed away Oct 23, 2015 at Revere Court Memory Care Facility in Sacramento, Calif. of natural causes, after a long battle with Alzheimer's. She was 86 years old. Born in Pennsylvania, she

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Empire Editorial: Closing schools will shut down communities

...as 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-11-15/empire-editorial-closing-schools-will
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/juneau-teacher-named-alaska-teacher-year
Art
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-15/schools-jeopardy
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-10/local-teacher-takes-home-top-prize
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-01/legislators-advisers-also-call-transcan
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-21/concerns-block-stem-charter-school
Local
My Turn: Should Alaska's education go Hawaiian?

Alaska, the 49th state, is struggling with its education funding, an annual event that draws lots attention to the state budget and usually is the deciding factor for when a session ends. This is not the case in the 50th state.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-10-19/my-turn-should-alaskas-education-go-h
Opinion
Alaskans invited to take part in National Farm to School Month

...recognition of National Farm to School Month in October, the state Division of Agriculture is collaborating with the Department of Education and Early Development's childhood nutrition programs to promote Farm to School activities in Alaska communities...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-10-16/alaskans-invited-take-part-national-
Outdoors
State school board approves tougher test standards

...members to approve the scores.School and individual scores were expected to be released Monday, but staff at the Department of Education said the release was unexpectedly delayed.The tougher test mirrors others instituted across the country in an...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-13/state-school-board-approves-tougher-tes
State

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