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Judge invalidates part of statewide school funding mechanism

...because of lower oil prices. He campaigned on a promise to cut the budget across-the-board by 16 percent.An education department spokeswoman said funding is up to the Alaska Legislature, which convenes in January.School funding was hotly...
Immigration: US warns schools against bias

...The Justice Department and Education Department issued new guidance reminding...immigration status.The Education Department said it has received 17 complaints...collaboratively with the Education Department and sometimes working separately...
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...board of education approved new standards for English language arts and mathematics. A spokesman for the state education department, Eric Fry, said the new standards were adopted in 2012, not earlier this year.? A March 20 editorial about...
State | Local
Fairbanks schools seek 180-day requirement waiver

...emergency closure day for a district "because of conditions posing a threat to the health or safety of student."Education Department spokesman Eric Fry said the commissioner rarely grants waivers."Almost always what we do is ask the district...
Task force members clash on education funding

...faced a Wednesday deadline for submitting its recommendations and findings to the governor, Legislature and state education department. The panel is scheduled to expire Jan. 1, 2015.The panel includes three lawmakers, Republican Reps. Tammie...
Panel questions charter student transit

...member, grilled representatives from the state education department on where funds for transporting charter school...director of teaching and learning support for the education department, said charter schools and alternative schools...
State | AK legislature
US: Better campus stats needed on dating violence

...effort to curb sexual assaults on campuses.The Education Department proposed a new rule Thursday designed to provide...assault on their campuses.That same week, the Education Department took the unprecedented step of releasing the names...
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High schoolers push for end to Alaska's exit exam bill that drew students, superintendents and education department officials to the Capitol for testimony. The wide-ranging...districts would be able to appeal to the state education department.Stevens, the committee chairman, expressed...
Ketchikan schools find fault with state ed regulations

...standard than certification."He believes it should be the other way around.Eric Fry, a spokesman for the state education department, told The Associated Press the rules went into effect in 2011, and align standards for preschools with private...
JDHS recognizes 12 students

...and for those things I wish to honor her with this student recognition." Tom Gagnon, a teacher in the Special Education department, nominated sophomore Jordyn Vinje."Jordyn has made an amazing turn-around in how she approaches new learning...


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