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School budgets getting slashed statewide

...they simply don't have much of a choice.An evaluation of the Juneau, Ketchikan, Kenai, Anchorage and Fairbanks school districts' budgets reveals that each district allocates more than 80 percent of its operating or general fund to employee...
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Fairbanks wants no part of schools insurance pool

...said.The state of Alaska's health care plan costs have gone up 31 percent during the past three years. The Fairbanks school district's health plan costs have gone up 17 percent and the borough's plan dropped 4 percent.Sen. John Coghill...
Finalists named for Alaska Teacher of the Year 2013

...teachers have been chosen as finalists for Alaska Teacher of the Year 2013. They are Christopher Benshoof, Fairbanks School District; Brandy J. Bishop, Mat-Su School District; Tim Buckley, North Slope School District; Sarah Edwards...
Fairbanks summit addresses rural learning

FAIRBANKS - School district superintendents across the Interior were queried on a variety of subjects from bandwidth availability to traditional teaching and...
Fairbanks school district will make up lost days

FAIRBANKS - The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District has extended the school year by one day and turned a teacher work day into a regular class day to make up for time lost to an ice storm last week.
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Around Alaska

...Kokrine, 82, a dog musher and educator in the Fairbanks School District, died in her sleep Friday at the Tanana Elders...Riki Sipe, director of federal programs at the Fairbanks school district. "Everybody knew Effie. She was so vibrant...
Grant brings art to students

...adopted a new art curriculum for elementary students based on a model that has proved to be successful in the Fairbanks School District for more than two decades. Two part-time art specialists have been hired to teach students and teachers throughout...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of the council. Last year's winners included Ron Manook, an Alaska Native arts educator who worked in the Fairbanks school district and received his award posthumously, and the Homer Council on the Arts, which received an award for outstanding...
Alaska Digest

...week and on the Alaska Airlines employee Web site, chairman and CEO Bill Ayers asked for letters of support. Fairbanks school district axes hockey FAIRBANKS - The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District plans to drop its popular hockey program...
Tallman and Bentz marry

...Beverly and Dale Tallman. She graduated from University of Alaska Southeast and is a school teacher for the Fairbanks School District. He is the son of Rob and Mary Bentz. He graduated from University of Alaska Southeast and is an Alaska State...


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