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...he said. It's too soon to say what impact school rating systems will have, said Kathy Christie of the Education Commission of the States, a nonprofit organization that advises state officials. "Parents and the community are some of the biggest...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042901/Loc_TestScores.shtml
Alaska Digest

...Sarah Palin's office announced. Sampson, a holdover from the Murkowski administration, will head the Education Commission of the States, a national group which researches improvements in public education. Palin said she was sorry to see Sampson...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061307/sta_20070613024.shtml
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Stimulus provided jobs in education, but those slots in jeopardy as states struggle

...17 states are still predicting shortfalls. Michael Griffith, a fiscal analyst with the Denver-based Education Commission of the States, which tracks and analyzes state education policies, said it will take up to three years before states...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031711/loc_800867988.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Putting the information in black and white really does drive improvement, said Kathy Christie of the Education Commission of the States. "Ratings are a very public event in Texas," said Criss Cloudt, an associate commissioner with the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042901/Loc_HelporHurt.shtml
Teacher incentives draw criticism

...in, isn't going to work," he said. "We've got to do something different." Bunde serves on the Education Commission of the States, a national school improvement advocacy group. Two days after the incentive awards were announced in mid-August...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090907/loc_20070909018.shtml
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National search launched for state education commissioner

...resigned to take the job of president of the Education Commission of the States. According to its Web site, the organization...Superintendent of the Year in 1997. The Education Commission of the States was created by Congress in the 1960s to research...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061507/sta_20070615036.shtml
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Setting the bar lower

...Inc., a nonprofit group that promotes the standards movement. But Kathy Christie of the Denver-based Education Commission of the States said states want to be sure students' coursework matches what's on the tests, and that early poor scores...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011302/sta_exitexams.shtml
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Union objects to testing teachers

...Four other states have tied teachers' licenses to their performance in the classroom, according to the Education Commission of the States. Those states assigned mentors to new teachers. Two required master's degrees for the second level of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020405/sta_20050204002.shtml
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Finalists chosen for state education commissioner post

...District. One of them will replace Deputy Commissioner Barbara Thompson and become a member of the governor's Cabinet. The previous commissioner, Roger Sampson, left in August to become president of the Education Commission of the States.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032108/reg_260333958.shtml
Sen. Con Bunde

...1993-2002; executive committee member, National Conference of State Legislators; former vice-chair, Education Commission of the States. Business/Professional: Alaska Airmen's Association; Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association; National...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021608/sen_247860877.shtml
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