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Four-time Iditarod winner champions literacy

...rate, which is higher among some demographics. Alaska Native students experience a dropout rate of twice the Juneau School District average, according to UWSEAK.Buser will share his views on literacy and more in a talk that will be unique to the event...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-27/four-time-iditarod-winner-champions-lit
Local
School funding all still hypothetical

...30 days after the school district submits its budget, we are...interest in funding the school district to the cap - whatever that...at the state level, school districts can't be sure of the education...hopeful the city and school district will get a final number from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-26/school-funding-all-still-hypothetical
Local
New district attorney named for Fairbanks area

JUNEAU - A new district attorney has been named for the Fairbanks...who recently took over as the Bethel district attorney. Olson plans to transfer to his new position June 1.As Fairbanks district attorney, Olson also will supervise...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-23/new-district-attorney-named-fairbanks-a
State
Stabbed man leaves hospital

...third-degree assault for the crime. He appeared in Juneau District Court on Wednesday and was ordered to remain behind bars on...heard by a grand jury before it proceeds in court. The Juneau District Attorney's office usually presents cases to the grand jury...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-26/stabbed-man-leaves-hospital
Local
Photos: First day in court

...connection to a bank robbery at Northrim Bank, appears in Juneau District Court Tuesday for a hearing before Judge Keith Levy.Levy...state has sufficient evidence to bring the case. The Juneau District Attorney's Office usually presents cases to the grand jury...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-22/photos-first-day-court
Local
Local USFS camp sites no longer accepting cash, check

...no longer be accepted at the campgrounds or the Juneau Ranger District office.These changes are being made to make the reservation...recreation areas.For more information contact the Juneau Ranger District at 907-586-8800.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-24
Outdoors
Village confirms banishment after troopers' deaths

...in federal court, claiming his constitutional rights were denied.The merits of his arguments were never heard. U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason dismissed the case Feb. 25. Attorney Lloyd Miller, representing the tribal council, said Walsh...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-23/village-confirms-banishment-after-troop
State
Cutting activities from school budgets is shortsighted

The recommendation of the Juneau School District superintendent to cut the district's activities budget is disappointing, although...cuts at any level (state, community or school district). It is easy to get out the calculator and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-20/cutting-activities-school-budgets-sho
Opinion
My Turn: Intelligent conversations

...the unwritten goals that every school district has for its students is that they will...representative democracy, and our school district will have less dollars to spend next year...is superintendent of the Juneau School District.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-19/my-turn-intelligent-conversations
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Can Juneau still afford all its schools?

...Every time the Juneau School District thought it had a handle on...million reduction. While districts statewide were reeling from...torture. What will our school district do when that happens? We're...some teachers to be shared. District lines could then be redrawn...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-19/empire-editorial-can-juneau-still-aff
Opinion

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