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Law firm's shareholder members retire

...Walter "Bud" Carpeneti. She has a general civil practice including real estate, business, employment, contract and education law.This year also marks the 100th anniversary of the Faulkner Banfield law firm. Herbert Faulkner began practicing...
Juneau School District hires special investigator for hazing case

...didn't have a connection to anybody who could be involved." According to Sedor's website, he specializes in education law and works with one-third of the state's school districts on legal matters.Sedor has already been talking to...
State board adopts school performance regulation

...the Alaska School Performance Index, which rates public schools by stars, as part of its waiver from the federal education law No Child Left Behind. Five stars is the highest rating, one star the worst.But the department found small schools...
Begich: Public money for public schools

...state has funded schools well.Begich said he is doing his part on education, including pushing to get rid of the education law No Child Left Behind, which he and others have argued takes a one-size-fits-all approach to education that doesn't...
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State taking steps for NCLB waiver

...commissioner said Monday that the state plans to take the steps needed to seek a waiver from provisions of the federal education law No Child Left Behind.Michael Hanley told The Associated Press the decision boiled down to either seeking a waiver...

...contributed to why nearly 58 percent of Alaska schools failed to show "adequate yearly progress" under new federal education law. The No Child Left Behind Act, signed in January 2002 by President George Bush, requires states to test students...
After a dismal assessment, Lower Yukon school district makes changes

...the system kept you from doing it." Adequate yearly progress is the measure of a school under the landmark federal education law that passed last year. For the Lower Yukon School District, it means too few of its 2,100 students read, write...
Three candidates file for 2 seats on the School Board

...Health Board. He worked as an education attorney for the Alaska Legislature for 20 years, where he wrote a number of education laws, he said. As a member of the Harborview Elementary School Site Council, Ford said running for the School Board...
School Board race draws 12 candidates

...when she substitute-taught briefly. Schools are required to implement federal education laws, such as the No Child Left Behind Act or the special-education law, without the funds or tools to do so completely, she said. "The feds are making...
My Turn: Proposition C is the right thing to do the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. This federal education law will challenge Alaska's K-12 education system. There will be increased pressure to perform. As a state we are...


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