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Read Across America 2014

The Juneau Education Association sponsored 2014's Read Across America event, held at Dzantik'i...provided by the Juneau and Haines Reading Council.The National Education Association's Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-08/read-across-america-2014
Neighbors
Empire Editorial: Education reform shouldn't be rushed

...is the education reform touted in HB278 and SB139 the change Alaska needs? A survey paid for by the National Education Association-Alaska reveals a different problem. According to educators surveyed, factors outside school walls are what's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-20/empire-editorial-education-reform-sho
Opinion
Students, teachers, parents rally against vouchers

...students to attend private schools.Members of the Juneau School District Board of Education as well as the Juneau Education Association teachers union, which had been been at odds for more than a year, both came out against SJR9 and its companion...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-18/alaskans-rally-against-vouchers
Local
Thumbs up, thumbs down for Monday, Feb. 10

...special meeting was held Thursday where the Board of Education approved an agreement made in January with the Juneau Education Association resulting in a new two-year contract for teachers which will increase pay and benefits. Thumbs down, however...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-10/thumbs-thumbs-down-monday-feb-10
Opinion
School vouchers move step closer to ballot box

...direct benefit of any religious or other private educational institution."The Juneau school board and National Education Association-Alaska came out in strong opposition to the resolution, saying it is not a foregone conclusion that the move...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-09/school-vouchers-move-step-closer-ballot
State | Local
JEA, school district agree on new contract

...meeting Thursday evening, the district's Board of Education approved an agreement made in January with the Juneau Education Association to forge a new two-year contract for teachers, increasing pay and benefits. JEA ratified the same agreement...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-09/jea-school-district-agree-new-contract
Local
JEA, school board agree on teacher contracts

...evening, the Juneau School District Board of Education approved an agreement made in January with the Juneau Education Association to forge a new two-year contract with teachers. JEA ratified the same agreement Wednesday.The board discussed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-06/jea-school-board-agree-teacher-contract
Local
Survey: Outside influences inhibit learning

...Halcro, the president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce.Over 1,160 teachers responded to the National Education Association-Alaska funded survey that was posted online for three weeks. About 78 percent of the teachers were from urban...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-02/survey-outside-influences-inhibit-learn
State | Local
Analysis: BSA increase would still mean bigger classes, fewer teachers

...current projection of $1.3 million.National Education Association-Alaska President Ron Fuhrer issued a statement...a joint-statement, the district and Juneau Education Association said they were optimistic the deal would be finalized...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-26/analysis-bsa-increase-would-still-mean-
State | Local | AK legislature
Parnell introduces sweeping education bill

...funding would increase $85 the first year and $58 in the second and third for a total of $5,881.National Education Association-Alaska President Ron Fuhrer said that while the organization supports an increase in per-pupil spending...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-26/parnell-introduces-sweeping-education-b
State | AK legislature

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