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Education department will amend rules for home-school programs

...will not be available until the state Board of Education meeting on April 5-6 in Juneau, Deputy Education Commissioner Ed McLain told lawmakers on the Administrative Regulation Review Committee. The statewide correspondence programs, run by a few...
State Briefs

...graduating in 2004 or later are required to pass the tests to graduate. Those who fail will get a certificate of achievement. Ed McLain, deputy commissioner of education, said the suggested waivers and appeals take into account months of public testimony...
State is concerned about where the money goes

...very open in saying correspondence programs are a way to raise money for other programs, Deputy Education Commissioner Ed McLain told the board at a Feb. 11 meeting in Anchorage. That's true, agreed Thomas Klever, principal of Nenana's CyberLynx...
Home-school parents wary of proposed rules

...correspondence students. "It's what the law requires. It's accountability," said state Deputy Education Commissioner Ed McLain. When state education officials audited two correspondence schools last summer they found a more free-wheeling system...
Hundreds of high-schoolers fail state exit exam

...Subject areas in certain grade levels show little or no loss or gain. A 1 percent gain or loss does not mean much, said Ed McLain, the Anchorage School District's director of assessment and evaluation. In sixth-grade reading, about 69 percent...
State Briefs

...comply with the nationwide student testing requirements that Congress has approved and President Bush is expected to sign. Ed McLain, deputy commissioner of education in Juneau, said he had not seen the details of the bill passed Tuesday by the U...
Juneau Empire Story Archive that between Houston control and the Apollo guys, we should be able to do that between Kenai and Noorvik,'' said Ed McLain, associate superintendent of instruction at the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and a Challenger Center board...


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