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Questioned school district curriculum to be replaced

After much deliberation and some sleepless nights, Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller announced that four questioned texts will be removed from classrooms.Flanked by three Native Elders who had attended...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/questioned-school-district-curriculum-b
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JSD may remove offending books

...accurately depict Native experiences. Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller will make the ultimate decision...the texts was the real concern.Hoonah School District Superintendent Angie Lunda urged the school district to "not...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/jsd-may-remove-offending-books
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Greenhouse supplies food for Thorne Bay School

...Fitzpatrick explained.The program, started in February, is largely a result of Southeast Island School District superintendent Lauren Burch, she said."It's his legacy he wants to leave with the school district," she said. "He...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-10/greenhouse-supplies-food-thorne-bay-sch
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Emotions high over school curriculum

...immediate removal of the materials, though district policy does not allow such swift movement. Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller opened the meeting with a reading of "Visit," one of four texts in question."The school has...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-02/emotions-high-over-school-curriculum
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Police not releasing names of hazing suspects

...investigation. Some portions cannot be shared because of legal issues, Johnson said.Mark Miller, the new school district superintendent, says the district's investigation into the allegations is already underway. Getting to the bottom of this...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-10/police-not-releasing-names-hazing-suspe
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Alaska teacher accused of child abuse in Missouri

...Missouri, he said.In Alaska, Miller passed all background checks, according to Northwest Arctic Borough School District Superintendent Annmarie O'Brien."Unfortunately, this is something that occurred that wasn't on the radar anywhere...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-11/alaska-teacher-accused-child-abuse-miss
State
Alaska teacher accused of child abuse in Missouri

...Missouri, he said.In Alaska, Miller passed all background checks, according to Northwest Arctic Borough School District Superintendent Annmarie O'Brien."Unfortunately, this is something that occurred that wasn't on the radar anywhere...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-12/alaska-teacher-accused-child-abuse-miss
State
School board approves language arts curriculum purchase

...said. A substitute will be provided for those teachers.Also during its meeting, the board thanked outgoing district Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich for his years leading the district. He joined JSD in 2009 and resigned in March. He will soon...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-11/school-board-approves-language-arts-cur
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Superintendent candidates meet stakeholders

All three semi-finalists interviewed Saturday for the Juneau School District superintendent position were moved forward in the process, and mingled with community members at Sandy Beach on Sunday.The three finalists...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-09/superintendent-candidates-meet-stakehol
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Montessori Borealis itches for growth

...from school board members were not returned by press time.Montessori parents and staff have been working with district Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich to expand the program for the past couple years, Garot said, prior to her taking the job at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-16/montessori-borealis-itches-growth
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