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Superintendents wary of small school shutdowns

...Legislature would have a "significantly disparate impact on rural communities and Alaska Natives."Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller attended a September meeting of school administrators where the resolution was drafted. It will...
Seattle teachers strike on first day of school today

...budged from its previous proposal.Meanwhile, the Seattle School Board voted Tuesday night to authorize the district superintendent to take legal action against striking teachers.Seattle parents were scrambling to come up with day care options...
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Miller: Progress more complex than pass, fail

In true former-teacher form, Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller gave the Juneau Chamber of Commerce an assignment and a pop quiz."Take a second and think about your favorite teacher...
Tough test finds most students miss marks

...districts begin to use that data."You won't see any major shift by us this year," explained Juneau School District superintendent Mark Miller, discussing what the test results mean locally. "This is a long-term proposition - this is not...
In shrinking town of Cold Bay, a last kid

...closing Cold Bay would be used for a playground in Sand Point and, according to Aleutians East Borough School District superintendent Michael Seifert, personal attacks and "mistruths" circulating. Seifert denies the money for the new playground...
Miller's contract extended to 2018

Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller's post was extended to 2018 during Tuesday's school board meeting."We are very pleased with the work and direction...
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 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...


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