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Families welcome Japanese students

...Juneau families, city representatives were also present to welcome their international guests.Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller gave the students a lesson in American expressions, with the assistance of translator Yuki Hamada...
Replacement for No Child Left Behind passes U.S. Senate

...other modes of measurement in their accountability systems outside of the standardized tests.Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller said the district supports the legislation and a move away from No Child Left Behind standards...
JSD, airport staff ask for millions

...the Juneau district is faced with a long list of needed school improvements but no way to pay for them.District Superintendent Mark Miller and city public works director Rorie Watt presented a list of $2.6 million in school projects...
JSD expects two years to implement Erin's Law be crafted and teacher training - otherwise there 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...
Yakutat organizations, community members band together to save town building we can put our fists through because the wood is rotted to such an extent," said Yakutat School District superintendent Robin Gray."How do you make kids want to come to school when you have to take everything away?" she asked...
Anchorage School District says it won't lay off teachers

...teachers' union told teachers that positions and programs have been eliminated, but that they would be kept.The district superintendent says he expects three staff members who are not classroom teachers will be laid off.___Information from...
Teacher accused of sexual abuse of student

...saying he was not willing to answer questions without an attorney representing him.Lower Kuskokwim School District superintendent Dan Walker said Wier taught at the village for seven years. He declined to discuss specifics of the case or...
Senate Finance: We can't work until the House reaches agreement

...There's no doubt that some of you will be pilloried for the budget you ultimately develop."Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller called in to ask for more funding for the district to pay for legislative mandates. He asked the...
State | AK legislature
Gov. threatens layoffs without budget deal funding, would be among the entities cut 72 percent if an operating budget isn't passed.Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller did not return a call for comment on how the cut would impact local school operations, but budget...
Superintendent Miller dishes over soup

...the bills next fall without a finalized education budget? It likely won't come to that, but Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller has seen it happen before."I've seen budgets run five months over," Miller said during Tuesday's...


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