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JSD lets go of 3 teachers make drastic cuts, 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...
School board approves charter school contract

...speech and language therapists, English language learning specialists and more, at about $65 per hour. Director of Administrative Services David Means said the system is in place to adhere to legislative intent. School board member Andi Story...
School board OKs special election

...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 design for Marie Drake calls...
New 'worst-case scenario' for Juneau schools would cut 18 teachers - and more

...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 in education in Alaska for more than...
Public Safety discusses budget proposal for next year

...though an official said no layoffs are planned for the affected workers.Kelly Howell is the department's director of administrative services.She said that figure includes 19 specialized trooper positions that would transfer into currently vacant...
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School funding all still hypothetical

...funding," Crane said. "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...
JSD hopes to beat deadline with $20M bond did not receive 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...
District preparing for a worse worst-case scenario

...activities funding could 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...
Cuts meet cuts as city, schools talk budget

...options. She said she 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...
School Board audit clean

...the nature of the $130,000 deficit, asking if it was a separate issue from the booster club deficit.Director of Administrative Services David Means clarified that the almost the deficit was referring to the fund paying for coaches' salaries...


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