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My Turn: What is a teacher worth?

...community. It would also be the third year of no increase at the top to retain experienced teachers. An annual inflation increase is needed to retain experienced teachers and attract new talent.Next, I looked at the Juneau Economic Development...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-26/my-turn-what-teacher-worth
Opinion
My Turn: Teachers have no choice but to put collective foot down

...long-term sense. Not doing so will result in the further degradation of the quality of our schools via the loss of experienced teachers and the difficulty of finding new teachers willing to work for less than they could earn elsewhere. This is not...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-12/my-turn-teachers-have-no-choice-put-c
Opinion
House panel amends, advances teacher tenure bill

...need to lay off teachers. He noted that the most "qualified" teachers aren't necessarily the best or most experienced teachers, but those who are hired for a niche subject area. Having the two extra years, he says, would give recruited...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-28/house-panel-amends-advances-teacher-ten
State
Ulmer education plan ups funding

...days per year for five years. She proposed instituting a master teacher corps, providing support from retired, experienced teachers for low-performing schools, plus early interventions for struggling students, expanded online opportunities...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082102/sta_legulmer.shtml
News
Grant writer and planner wants change

...by racial incidents last school year, and Natives in particular said it was a longtime problem that they had experienced. Teachers in smaller schools will be able to keep an eye out for harassment better than in a large, crowded school, Garvey...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093004/loc_garvey.shtml
News
Juneau Co-op Preschool is a community asset

...past four years and Rhonda is a great example of the caliber of the teachers there. Yes, they are trained and experienced teachers, but they are also talented artists, musicians and community members in their own right. Juneau Co-op Preschool...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100903/let_preschool.shtml
Opinion
Teachers have heard enough excuses

...offer, and in a couple of years the exodus of experienced teachers would free up money to raise salaries during the...scale were being hired to replace more "costly" experienced teachers. The next contract negotiations rolled around...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101703/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion
Juneau schools face bleak budgets

...mainly because of the turnover of high-paid, experienced staff, who were replaced with lower-paid, less experienced teachers, said district Business Manager Gary Epperson. But Epperson also presented the board with very tentative budgets...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111903/loc_budget.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...It is hard getting everyone on the same page and moving forward," Morse agreed today. But the combination of experienced teachers anchoring the staff and an influx of new teachers because of early retirements provides a prime opportunity for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030701/Loc_Morse.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...beyond what they actually worked. The aim of the program was to save the district money by replacing the most experienced teachers at the top of the salary scale with new teachers who would make less. It's not clear, however, that the district...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031099/Loc_rubadeau.shtml

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