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My Turn: Alaska's legislators are acting as bad parents

...understand that providing for children is the most important thing.? Amy Lloyd is a parent of two Juneau School District children, a teacher and an advocate for a strong public education system. The views expressed here are her own.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-07/my-turn-alaskas-legislators-are-actin
Opinion
My Turn: Time to revisit rural education

...Legislature, he turned his eyes to how Alaska's public education system might be viable in rural communities.He wrote...What if?"Is it time to revisit the rural public education system envisioned by Jay Hammond. Should we cast away the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-30/my-turn-time-revisit-rural-education
Opinion
Somali police say 10 die in attack on education office

...suicide car bomber detonated a truck at the offices in 2011, killing at least 70, mostly students who were applying for scholarships to study in Turkey.Al-Shabab often accuses the ministry of westernizing Somalia's education system.

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/somali-police-say-10-die-attack-educa
Not For Web
How to keep our kids in Juneau

...are leaving and not returning. He is correct on school enrollment figures, and if we continue on this path our education system will suffer drastic measures. The answer of course is to create good paying jobs to stabilize our economy and allow...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-30/how-keep-our-kids-juneau
Letters
Juneau library to launch Alaska Native history project

...as physical and mental abuses."A lot of our parents' and grandparents' negative experiences in the American education system have been carried forward," Goodwin said. "It created a sort of intergenerational post-traumatic stress in...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-25/juneau-library-launch-alaska-native-histo
Art
Juneau library to launch Alaska Native voices project

...as physical and mental abuses."A lot of our parents' and grandparents' negative experiences in the American education system have been carried forward," Goodwin said. "It created a sort of intergenerational post-traumatic stress in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-17/juneau-library-launch-alaska-native-voi
State
My Turn: Cheer 'Out Loud' for poetry

...April 28-29 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.Given the geographic range and complexity of Alaska's education system, Alaska has devised a unique Poetry Out Loud regional competition system that incorporates four discrete in-person regionals...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-02/cheer-out-loud-poetry
Opinion
More Montessori in Juneau

...children in the program fewer hours a day.Kindergarten is free, as are the higher classes, as part of the public education system.The additional Montessori classes make room for students who are new to Montessori education, but may also allow...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-25/more-montessori-juneau
Local
Turn STEM into STEAM

...reply to a comment on NPR's "On Point" Monday, March 30. The topic was the loss of liberal arts studies in the education system. The poster stated, essentially, that liberal arts were not necessary during the working years from 18 through...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-31/turn-stem-steam
Letters
My Turn: Alaska early learning pipeline

...crude along the tundra.This is akin to our early education system. The first five years are the most crucial in human...everything. Let's stop the bucket brigade and build our education system from day one. Let's build an early learning pipeline...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-15/my-turn-alaska-early-learning-pipelin
Opinion

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