Anchorage teen among poets honored by first lady

...benefits from writing, because she improved as a writer and critical thinker in the classroom.Mrs. Obama added that arts education programs are "absolute necessities_" rather than luxuries- because students who participate in the arts statistically...
Around town for Thursday, Oct. 8 Peer-to-Peer Education Course, 5:30 p.m., KTOO building...Sue, 586-6424.Family caregiver education & support, 6:30 p.m., The Bridge...1803 Glacier Highway. Support and education for those caring for elderly friends...
Anchorage library loans out skulls, furs became easier to circulate the specimens.Kristen Romanoff, an education specialist with Fish and Game, said it's not uncommon for institutions to lend education kits, but those are often geared toward educators, not the general public...
From Fine Arts Camp to Fashion Week

...studied Public Health when she began her pursuit of higher education.It had seemed natural following her Girl Scouts and craftsmanship in part, at least, to her arts education in Juneau. She began attending Fine Arts Camp in Sitka at...
Familiar, fresh faces for school board

...budgets across Alaska," Story said. "I really appreciate our community being such strong supporters for our children's education."Juneau School District Superintendant Mark Miller stood on the sidelines at Election Central, waiting to see who would...
'Kidnapped': Juneau couple self-publishes account of their abduction in the Philippines

...Philippines.He writes that he felt God was "calling me to Marawi to serve Him there among the Muslims to provide a Christian education for their youth." (Though the majority of the school's students are Muslim, the majority of its faculty is Christian...
Right-to-die backers say California helps fight elsewhere

...objections and concerns of the disability community," said Marilyn Gold, a senior policy analyst with the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund.Those voices were drowned out in California by assisted-suicide supporters who spent millions on their...
Nation and World
Letter: For education, for Fisk

...October 6, Election Day, I plan to vote for candidates who put public education as a top priority including mayoral candidate Greg Fisk. I hope you join me in voting for education and voting Greg Fisk for Mayor.Lisa EaganLagerquistMother, former...
Letter: Return Story to school board for another term

...public service on the Juneau Board of Education. For four terms you have been a with the firm belief that a quality education system makes our community better. I...where she would frequently testify about education issues in front of various legislative...
Teachers' union talks 'game day'

Wednesday could be the last time the Juneau School District and the Juneau Education Association meet to finalize a new teachers' contract. Both parties are calling it "game day" because finances are on the line...


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