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Thanks for supporting early literacy in Southeast Alaska

The Association for the Education of Young Children (AEYC) recently held their annual Early Childhood Education Conference in Juneau on the theme of...School District, The Department of Education and Early Development, Alaska IBEW...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-03/thanks-supporting-early-literacy-so
Neighbors
Educator Spotlight: Sunshine Winn

...subjects do you teach? I am the physical education teacher at Mendenhall River Community...my bachelor's degree in elementary education in 2000 from UAS. Currently I am working...Alaska (Society of Health And Physical Education) and was voted onto the board as a Southeast...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-03/educator-spotlight-sunshine-winn
Neighbors
Daycare: Juneau's new crisis

...been one of the most ardent supporters of redefining zoning regulations to expand daycare options. An Association for the Education of Young Children-Southeast Alaska study showed more than 2,400 children in Juneau are younger than kindergarten age...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-03/daycare-juneaus-new-crisis
Local
Photo: Students speak up on education

About 32 students attended Monday's regular assembly meeting at City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Chambers, many seated cross-legged before assembly members. Some students testified in favor of the assembly funding education to the cap.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-29/photo-students-speak-education
State
Celebrate with us, Juneau

...barbecue May 2.Katie Harms, DIPAC's manager of tourism and education, said the event is from noon to 4 p.m. They will be serving...provide financial support for the organization which provides an education eagle for Juneau's tram visitors each summer," Joanna...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-01/celebrate-us-juneau
Local
Legislature OKs break

...Democratic-led minority opposing the budget's cuts to education and failure to fund negotiated pay raises in union contracts...Medicaid bills are in the finance committees. The Senate Education Committee has the sexual assault prevention bill. The committee...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-01/legislature-oks-break
Local
Alaska Science Forum: An oasis on the Seward Peninsula

...The staff at the orphanage - a total of about 20 priests, nuns, brothers and others - "provided homelife, religious education and domestic training for an average of 100 orphans annually."As the years passed and the flu orphans became adults, the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-01/alaska-science-forum-oasis-seward-pe
Outdoors
Scores more women, girls freed in Nigeria from Boko Haram

...their release under the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. Their kidnapping brought Boko Haram, whose nickname means "Western education is forbidden" in the local Hausa language, to the world's attention. Of the Chibok girls, 219 remain missing.Nigerian...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-01/scores-more-women-girls-freed-nigeria
Not For Web
My Turn: Putting service before salary is called leadership

...of their primary objectives is to ensure UA is competitive with similar institutions. According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, Gamble's salary is in line with the averages of 419 private colleges. More significantly, he didn't earn even close...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-01/my-turn-putting-service-salary-called
Opinion
Obamacare targeted in GOP compromise budget OK'd by House

...wealth and income inequality, it gives huge tax breaks to millionaires and billionaires, while making devastating cuts to education, Medicare, affordable housing and prescription drug coverage."This year, Republicans are focused mostly on finally delivering...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-01/obamacare-targeted-gop-compromise-bud
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