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End of session news guide

...school funds for the next fiscal year, which starts July 1. The would be on top of proposed cuts to the state education department and the possible elimination of one-time funds approved by lawmakers last session, of $52 million between next...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-13/end-session-news-guide
State | AK legislature
Senate panel includes Kivalina school money in budget

...the project as a school renovation or addition and said the amount of funding would be determined by the state education department's 2013 capital improvement project process. Through that process, the department included Kivalina as a replacement...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-10/senate-panel-includes-kivalina-school-m
State
Alaska lawmakers divided on public spending for art

...Daut, the council's executive director.In her sponsor statement, Gattis wrote that the transportation and education department, along with the court system, spent a combined $9.1 million as a result of the art program from 2004 to 2013...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-01/alaska-lawmakers-divided-public-spendin
State | AK legislature
Cuts to education, public defender agency proposed

...general fund spending for public broadcasting.A separate subcommittee on Friday proposed deeper cuts to the state education department than the House as lawmakers continue to grapple with a projected multibillion-dollar state budget deficit.But...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-29/cuts-education-public-defender-agency-p
State | AK legislature
Minority lawmakers push back on education budget proposal

JUNEAU - A House subcommittee has proposed deeper cuts to the state education department budget than those put forth by Gov. Bill Walker, prompting objections from the Democratic-led minority.The subcommittee's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/minority-lawmakers-push-back-education-
State | AK legislature
Minority lawmakers push back on education budget proposal

JUNEAU - A House subcommittee has proposed deeper cuts to the state education department budget than Gov. Bill Walker, prompting objections from the Democratic-led minority.The subcommittee's recommendations...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-25/minority-lawmakers-push-back-education-
State
Commissioner says districts responsive to school rankings

...state's school rating system, now in its third year, is an improvement compared to the former system.State education department officials briefed the House and Senate education committees this week on the Alaska School Performance Index...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-15/commissioner-says-districts-responsive-
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-20/us-better-campus-stats-needed-dating-
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-25/judge-invalidates-part-statewide-school
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-05-09/immigration-us-warns-schools-against-
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