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My Turn: School vouchers more harmful than helpful

...2012-2013, except for a single fourth-grade student, according to the most recent achievement test score results. Education leaders in Alaska have recognized the need to provide alternative learning opportunities for children. Across the state...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-26/my-turn-school-vouchers-more-harmful-
Opinion
Panel: Education needs to prepare students for global workforce

Education leaders addressed the topic: "Is our education system failing our rural youth" Wednesday at the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092310/loc_711183034.shtml
News
Plan would use oil royalty funds for scholarships

...spite of recent infusions of cash - still "producing a product for our students that is less than acceptable." Education leaders and House Democrats have said the system was underfunded for years. Proposals are pending in the House and Senate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020911/sta_782876668.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...The first set of report cards is due in April, and other accountability measures are under development. Higher education leaders should be championing and perfecting such measures. If they don't, politicians may invite themselves to craft...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010201/Ope_Editorial.shtml
Northwest Digest

...with admissions revenue $8.96 million in 2001 and $4.81 million in 2003. Education leaders pleased with budget OLYMPIA, Wash. - The state's education leaders had few complaints Monday with Gov. Christine Gregoire's first budget proposal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032205/sta_20050322010.shtml
News
A school nurse weighs in on education funding in Alaska

...governor is calling for "results" and "anything transformational within the system." Under the current system, our education leaders have to spend an inordinate amount of time and energy annually trying to determine what to cut instead of focusing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-02-20/school-nurse-weighs-education-funding
Opinion
House Finance Committee discusses school funding

...around a specific bill, and the Haines Republican said he is unsure how a proposal will ultimately be advanced.Education leaders want a multi-year increase of what's known as the base student allocation to help schools keep pace with inflation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-03-27/house-finance-committee-discusses-schoo
State
Mixed reviews for Alaska's school funding increase

JUNEAU - Education leaders are content but not exuberant about a deal brokered over the course...what the change to the millage rate will mean for some districts, education leaders welcome the influx of cash next year."We're happy with additional...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-04-18/mixed-reviews-alaskas-school-funding-in
State
Panel: UA freshmen need remedial classes

FAIRBANKS - Higher education leaders say more than half the entering freshmen at the University of Alaska need remedial classes. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091910/reg_709735657.shtml
Regional News
State education chief supports cultural learning

...Scandling said 23 percent of students in the Juneau School District are Native. The panel, composed of LeDoux and education leaders Andy Lee, Marsha Hotch, Norma Shorty and Kimberly Strong and moderated by State Rep. Cathy Muñoz, R-Juneau...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100809/loc_502317456.shtml

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