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Fairbanks public school district settles sexual-assault lawsuit

...Monday after a nine-hour mediation session in Seattle, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. The Fairbanks North Star Borough School Board approved the settlement Tuesday night.The lawsuit focused on behavior by Claude Fowlkes III, 35...
State board adopts school performance regulation

...with graduating classes of fewer than seven students.Board member Sue Hull, who also serves on the Fairbanks North Star Borough school board, said the changes acknowledge the role of alternative schools."It was going to be almost impossible...
Fairbanks school board fires superintendent the superintendent. One district employee stood and turned her back to the board in protest as Fairbanks North Star Borough School Board President Heidi Haas read a statement.The board cited a "total failure of leadership" by Lewis in...
Supporters of Native education to plan school

The informal group talking about a Native-oriented charter school in Juneau will create a formal committee to plan the school but won't submit an application this fall, members said Thursday at ANB Hall.
Fairbanks schools request bond election

FAIRBANKS - The Fairbanks North Star Borough School Board has asked for a $31 million bond election. The borough assembly must approve the October election. The school board made the...
Fairbanks schools to accept $10 million in stimulus money

FAIRBANKS - The Fairbanks North Star Borough School Board plans to formally accept $10 million in federal stimulus money Tuesday, a move that will add more than a dozen new jobs while...
State briefs

...He was elected to the first state Legislature in 1958. Board OKs teachers contract FAIRBANKS - The Fairbanks North Star Borough School Board on Tuesday night unanimously approved a new three-year contract with its teachers union. The current...
Candidate gets equal time on TV

...has been reading promos for TV news shows. It's not what he expected when he decided to run for the Fairbanks North Star Borough School Board, but it's one more way to get his face in front of voters. Easaw's opponent is news anchor Bill...


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