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School board approves budget amid uncertainty

...middle-of-the-road option compared to scenarios had been discussed at past meetings. Ultimately, Juneau School District administrators concluded the state will contribute all or none of the one-time funding it offered last year. To accommodate...
Charter school gets new teachers, needs more kids

...connecting the school's teachers.The charter school's new facilitating teacher is former Chatham School District administrator Cynthia McFeeters, who has worked in the Angoon district since 2004. She has experience working with "diverse...
School board approves language arts curriculum purchase

...500,000 was budgeted for the curriculum, and three different programs were considered by a committee of 27 district administrators, staff members and parents. Curricula renewal meetings began in October. The three language arts curricula...
Superintendent talks bargaining, testing

...non-adversarial bargaining, instead of sitting across the table from one another, head-to head, teachers and district administrators sit side by side around the table. The two parties "set criteria ahead of time" and stick to it through out...
School enrollment slightly higher than expected

...projected. On the other end, guesses for Mendenhall River and Harborview elementary schools were too high.District administrators made a decision last week to advertise for an additional math and science teacher for DHMS, Means said. The...
Montessori makeover?

...Montessori Borealis will become an independent, alternative school. The proposal is being backed by school district administrators.Montessori Borealis, now in its 20th year as an optional program with the Juneau School District, is in the...
Finalists named for Floyd Dryden principal

...Holly Cervin, Angoon's Chatham School District principal; Jim Thompson, Nampa, Idaho's Nampa School District administrator; and Mary Kramer, Oregon High School associate principal in Oregon, Wisc.Final interviews of the four took...
JSD: Little-known program makes big difference

...program is a big-ticket item, and one the community budget committee thinks should be eliminated completely.District administrators, principals, teachers and students have spoken against cutting the program, saying the benefits outweigh the...
Local | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: The committee has spoken

...students for college.Essentially, the committee proposed doing away with the very things that principals and district administrators have lobbied to retain. The Juneau Board of Education has the difficult choice of deciding which group has the...
JSD wants input on language lessons

...the purchases, saying it wants spending focused instead on retaining teachers and keeping class sizes low.District administrators budgeted about $555,000 for the math curriculum and $600,000 for the language arts curriculum. According...


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