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Local teacher takes home top prize

...excellence. Now, almost 40 years later, Meiners is still earning gold stars.The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development named Meiners Alaska's 2016 teacher of the year at Saturday's Association of Alaska School Boards meeting in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-10/local-teacher-takes-home-top-prize
Local
Juneau teacher named Alaska Teacher of the Year

...has been named Alternate Teacher of the Year.The Alaska award is given by the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development as part of a nationwide program sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers.Meiners has taught for...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/juneau-teacher-named-alaska-teacher-year
Art
Schools in jeopardy

...director for the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, said immediate savings would total roughly $5...isn't just money from the Department of Education and Early Development that is part of a district's budget, it's augmented...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-15/schools-jeopardy
State | Local | AK legislature
Low enrollment equals $287K loss for JSD

...and the City and Borough of Juneau's appropriation will decline by $53,400.The Department of Education and Early Development will give a final verification after comparing students statewide to account for those who may have moved.If the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-11/low-enrollment-equals-287k-loss-jsd
Local
In tougher tests, Juneau students beat state average

...Did we really raise the bar?'" Hanley said.During a press conference Monday, the Department of Education and Early Development released figures showing only 34.76 percent of Alaska students met standards in English language arts, and 31...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-10/tougher-tests-juneau-students-beat-stat
Local
Concerns block STEM charter school

...typically do worse on state assessments compared to others, according to data by the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development.Legal guidance on this matter, however, revealed the STEM school's focus on students from low-income families...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-21/concerns-block-stem-charter-school
Local
Alaskans invited to take part in National Farm to School Month

...School Month in October, the state Division of Agriculture is collaborating with the Department of Education and Early Development's childhood nutrition programs to promote Farm to School activities in Alaska communities. In doing so, the division...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-10-16/alaskans-invited-take-part-national-
Outdoors
Superintendents wary of small school shutdowns

...District, changing the minimum to 50 could affect one or two smaller schools. The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development bases funding for juvenile residential centers such as the Johnson Youth Center on beds, 28, not an enrollment...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-04/superintendents-wary-small-school-shutd
Local
STEM school paused amid concerns

...technology, engineering and math (STEM) elementary school proposition was to be sent to the Department of Education and Early Development, several legal and community concerns created reason for pause.City and Borough of Juneau attorney Amy Mead reviewed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-16/stem-school-paused-amid-concerns
Local
Auke Bay playground revamp gains momentum

...Means explained. However, approval by the CBJ Assembly, and eventually the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development, is also required.Assembly member Jessie Kiehl, the board's liaison to the Assembly, said although the funds...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-25/auke-bay-playground-revamp-gains-moment
Local

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