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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-13/state-board-adopts-school-performance-r
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-04/begich-public-money-public-schools
State | AK legislature
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-12/state-taking-steps-nclb-waiver
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More states defying federal gov't on education law

BOISE, Idaho - At least three states are vowing to ignore the latest requirements under the No Child Left Behind law in an act of defiance against the federal government that demonstrates their growing frustration over an education program they say sets unrealistic benchmarks for schools. The law sets a goal of having 100 percent of students proficient in math and reading by 2014, but states were allowed to establish how much schools must improve each year. Many states saved the biggest leaps for the final years, anticipating the law would be changed.

http://juneauempire.com/christine-armario/2011-07-21/more-states-defying-federal
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...changes to the state's special education law, which parents of gifted and...changes to the state's special education law, which parents of gifted and...changes to the state's special education law, which parents of gifted and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042500/Loc_edbill.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...began spending more money on education, law enforcement, public health and...began spending more money on education, law enforcement, public health and...began spending more money on education, law enforcement, public health and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070201/Loc_Budget.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...requirements of a new Native language education law. The sponsor of the legislation...requirements of a new Native language education law. Native language may have little...requirements of a new Native language education law. Home>Archives> Native language...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051400/Loc_nativelang.shtml
Gov. Knowles signs off on $7.4 billion in budget bills

Starting Sunday, Alaska began spending more money on education, law enforcement, public health and various other programs and projects. Gov. Tony Knowles on Saturday signed into law almost $7...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070201/Loc_Budget.html
Local
Panel says subsistence deadlock shows intolerance

The Legislature should approve a constitutional amendment for a rural subsistence priority and repeal an education law from 1998 that discriminates against rural schools, according to a report released today by the Governor's Commission on Tolerance...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120601/sta_subsistence.shtml
News
Lawmakers grill feds about Bush's schools law

Lawmakers questioned a federal official Thursday about whether President Bush's "No Child Left Behind" education law will work in Alaska. Ken Meyer, a legislative liaison with the U.S. Department of Education, briefly explained...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013103/sta_school.shtml
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