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End of session news guide 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...
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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...
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...
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...
State | AK legislature
Education Department gives Alaska, 2 more states waivers for the waivers, states have had to show the Education Department they had their own plans to prepare students and...California districts has requested a waiver from the Education Department. The coalition of 10 school districts, known...
Outside editorial: Education Department's incomplete look at school discipline

...these questions because the Education Department skimmed only the surface...than are black teachers.An Education Department spokesman noted that many...ticket to a few days off.The Education Department missed an opportunity with...
Education Department wants to close Alyeska correspondence school

The state Education Department proposes closing its Juneau-based statewide correspondence...don't have access to a local school district, Rehfeld said. Education Department spokesman Harry Gamble said the proposal will require legislative...
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...
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...
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...
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