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Replacement for No Child Left Behind passes U.S. Senate

...to remove ourselves from an accountability model that has inaccurately labeled Alaskan schools," said state education Commissioner Mike Hanley at the time. "In its place we will implement a system that will incorporate data that includes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-26/replacement-no-child-left-behind-passes
State
My Turn: Reflecting on the good and bad on Alaska Flag Day

...the most northerly in the Union. The dipper is for the Great Bear ? symbolizing strenth (sic)." When education commissioner Marie Drake was tasked with writing a poem to familiarize school children with the new flag, she clearly echoed...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-10/my-turn-reflecting-good-and-bad-alask
Opinion
My Turn: Time to revisit rural education

...of rural Alaska. Championed by former Alaska Education Commissioner Jerry Covey, this regional hub system provides...entered into this consent decree in 1976. Then-Education Commissioner Marshall Lind signed a detailed consent decree...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-30/my-turn-time-revisit-rural-education
Opinion
Photo: Sign of approval

...Building. The bill also names the Representative Richard Foster Reading Room. In the background are Department of Education Commissioner Mike Hanely, left, and Bob Banghart, Deputy Director of Libraries, Archives and Museums.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-06/photo-sign-approval
State
AMPed over new testing

...test that aligns to our standards, as well as moving to a computer-based format, was a big step," Alaska Education Commissioner Mike Hanley said. "Our districts worked hard to make the changes, and our students adapted well to the change...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-06/amped-over-new-testing
Local
Senate panel includes Kivalina school money in budget

...site is on higher ground, with no access road to it, according to budget documents.In a letter to the state education commissioner in January, Charles Wohlforth, the executive director of the group that pursued the case for the plaintiffs...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-10/senate-panel-includes-kivalina-school-m
State
Commissioner says districts responsive to school rankings

...required different pass-fail rankings.The new system has been well-received by school districts, state education commissioner Mike Hanley said. "I see engagement and improvement that I didn't see before and I didn't experience before...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-15/commissioner-says-districts-responsive-
State
Arrests put focus on policies

...nationwide in dealing with the problem. But the laws do not specifically address sports teams.Acting state Education Commissioner David Hespe said the allegations have prompted a review."We do see this as an opportunity to provide guidance...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-14/arrests-put-focus-policies
Sports
THCC signs cooperative agreement with state and Microsoft

...live near technical schools," Department of Education Commissioner Mike Hanley said. "As Alaska seeks to graduate...and Policy Director Randy Ruaro, Department of Education Commissioner Mike Hanley, and Department of Labor Dianne...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-26/thcc-signs-cooperative-agreement-st
Neighbors
House passes bill to end high school exit exam

...diploma was removed from the bill. High school seniors are under current law and will have to pass the test, Education Commissioner Mike Hanley said. The test is offered in October and April. But if the bill becomes law before the graduation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-26/house-passes-bill-end-high-school-exit-
State

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