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JSD replaces texts that spurred protests

Companion texts from the Juneau School District's new Reading Wonders curriculum that were criticized for their sugarcoated portrayal of Native experiences have been replaced, the school district announced.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-08/jsd-replaces-texts-spurred-protests
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Senate to take up bill on reading programs

JUNEAU - The Senate Education Committee began hearings Wednesday on establishing a reading program for kindergarten through third-grade public school students to meet grade-level expectations. Sponsor Sen.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-30/senate-take-bill-reading-programs
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Panel questions charter student transit

JUNEAU - A provision in Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell's omnibus education bill that provides for transportation for charter school students raised questions Monday in the Senate Education Committee. Sen.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-11/panel-questions-charter-student-transit
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Inside Out

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

If things go up here as they do down there, Skagway may soon have an economic boom. The Associated Press reports border-town pharmacies in the Lower 48 are making big bucks selling Viagra to Canadians, who can't buy it in their own country.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020799/Ins_out.shtml
Grant recruits vets for teaching

Many members of America's armed services began their military careers recruited out of high school. Now, with the help of a federal grant, those personnel are being recruited back into the classroom as educators.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012002/sta_grant.shtml
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