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State may require more math for diplomas

FAIRBANKS - The state Board of Education is considering a new requirement for high school graduation...credits of math.Susan McCauley of the state Department of Education says the state board in June learned that 42 states require...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-30/state-may-require-more-math-diplomas
State
Assembly, school board candidate forum tonight

...another chance to get to know candidates for the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly and the Juneau School District Board of Education? The League of Women Voters is holding a candidate forum at 6 p.m. tonight in Assembly Chambers.Municipal elections...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-30/assembly-school-board-candidate-forum-t
Local
Alaska Editorial: Despite UA's recent veto of 4 percent hike, price of higher education is rising

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: The reasons were varied, but the outcome was clear: no tuition increase in the 2015-16 academic year for University of Alaska students.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-30/alaska-editorial-despite-uas-recent-v
Opinion
Petersburg to host large Alaska Native gathering

...individual camps submit resolutions for review that address their concerns.The Petersburg camp plans to bring resolutions calling for cultural education within the community and a more transparent permitting process for cultural hunts.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-30/petersburg-host-large-alaska-native-gat
State
Around town for Tuesday, Sept. 30

...Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.Women's Education Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesday. Rotating topics...volunteering with an organization who promotes boating safety and education invited to attend. Details: 790-2919.Cancer Survivor...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-30/today-sept-30
Local
Budget takes center stage

...have a fiscal plan in this state," he said.Parnell later asked Walker if the 16 percent cut would apply to Medicaid and education funding.Walker once again said, "We need to put everything on the table ... we need a fiscal plan." He said Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-30/budget-takes-center-stage
Local
Students learn about consent when it comes to having sex

...of 79 U.S. colleges and universities that are being investigated because of complaints made to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights or as part of compliance reviews. Federal officials plan to visit University of Alaska campuses...

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State
Students learn about consent when it comes to sex

...of 79 U.S. colleges and universities that are being investigated because of complaints made to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights or as part of compliance reviews. Federal officials plan to visit University of Alaska campuses...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-29/students-learn-about-consent-when-it-co
State
Workshop tackles utilizing GI Bill

...Warner will present two workshops on education benefits and make time for individual...Tuesday, he will offer workshops on education benefits from noon to 4 p.m. both...the post-9/11 GI Bill, Dependents Education Assistance, local resources, online...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-29/workshop-tackles-utilizing-gi-bill
Local
Around town for Monday, Sept. 29

...45 p.m. every Monday, Rockwell. Details: Tom, 209-1102 or Ron, 586-1796.Alaska Bikers Advocating Training and Education membership meeting, 6 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. Details: Dan, 321-2313.Our Time support/resource group, 6-8...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-29/today-sept-29
Local

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