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Low enrollment equals $287K loss for JSD

...union contract approvedThe school board unanimously voted to approve of the union contract between the Juneau Education Association and the district. However, not all board members expressed excitement over the finalized product that includes...
Alaska's fishing fatalities are dropping, no matter how you mix the numbers

...winch shutoffs, more comfortable life jackets and better training through groups like the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association - also helps.The Coast Guard has also increasingly emphasized safety exams and on Thursday began mandating them...
Sitkans help give soldiers survival lessons

...S. Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Sitka Police Department and the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association.Ewers said the soldiers learned how to build shelters, start a fire in the rain, find things safe to eat...
Seattle teachers' tentative deal tackles issues beyond pay

...associate professor of education at University of Washington Bothell.Jonathan Knapp, president of the Seattle Education Association, which represents 5,000 teachers, specialists and support staff, said the union took a new approach to bargaining...
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Teachers' contract one step from finalized

...overwhelming majority, but there were enough votes Thursday to ratify a tentative contract between the Juneau Education Association and the Juneau School District, almost one year after negotiations began.Union members reviewed the proposal...
District, union carve out new contract collecting for efforts previously considered "off the clock."A new tentative contract between the Juneau Education Association and the Juneau School District is finally ready for public viewing, four months after the last contract expired...
Teachers' union talks 'game day'

Wednesday could be the last time the Juneau School District and the Juneau Education Association meet to finalize a new teachers' contract. Both parties are calling it "game day" because finances are on the line.What those...
Districts prepare for student tests to evaluate teachers

...that really directly impact how much a student enjoys school," said Andy Holleman, president of the Anchorage Education Association.___Information from: KTVA-TV,
United Way gives Community Impact Awards

...Board of Directors as well as community members. The total amount of requests was in excess of $65,000.Education? Association for the Education of Young Children has received $2,500 for their All Aboard for early Literacy program? Southeast...
Seattle teachers strike on first day of school today

...Members of the Seattle Education Association, which represents about...spokesman for the Washington Education Association, said the strikes were mainly...first strike by the Seattle Education Association over contract negotiations...
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