Replacement for No Child Left Behind passes U.S. Senate

...before, more than half of the state's schools had been labeled as failing by the federal standards. The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development only expected the state's scores to go down from there."I am pleased that we have been...
Senate OKs revised No Child education law, compromise needed

...federal involvement in schools. It turns over power to the states to assess school performance and prevents the Department of Education from pushing Common Core or other standards on schools.But unlike the Senate bill, the House version allows...
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My Turn: Honesty is the best policy

...but more importantly they will set the cut scores. These scores will inform districts and parents if the state department of education believes a child is proficient. These scores also will be used in teacher evaluations.Setting the scores should...
Comment sought on proposed regulations for assessments

...Written questions relevant to the proposed action may be sent to Eric Fry at or the Department of Education & Early Development, Attn: Eric Fry, 801 West 10th St., Suite 200, P.O. Box 110500, Juneau, AK 99811-0500...
JSD expects two years to implement Erin's Law

...might be more than 50 different versions, Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller pointed out. The Department of Education and Early Development is in charge of developing curricula. "HB 44 establishes a task force to recommend by...
State archives closes access to researchers

...Alaska State Archives has closed its research room until further notice.In a message released by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, the archives stated that all of its holdings are in the new collection vault, which is...
Mammoth scope of shutdown revealed

...Authority and Alaska Gasline Development Corporation. Department of CorrectionsOperations would continue as normal. Department of Education and Early DevelopmentHead Start programs may close. The Alaska State Library and Alaska State Archives would...
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Dean sues Rolling Stone over debunked gang rape story

...sexual assaults amid a campaign by President Barack Obama. The University of Virginia had already been on the Department of Education's list of 55 colleges under investigation for their handling of sex-assault violations.The article also...
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When SLAM opens in May, expect to pay more to get in

...Education voted to increase most fees in the state division of libraries, archives and museums, part of the Alaska Department of Education. Among those fees: the ones charged for admission at state-run museums.The fee for visiting the Alaska State...
Gov. threatens layoffs without budget deal

...was unable to supply a Juneau-based employee count by press time.Walker said in his news conference that the Department of Education's budget, partially responsible for Alaska public school funding, would be among the entities cut 72 percent...


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