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My Turn: Candidate questions to consider

...Our high schools have suffered a 24 percent decline during the same time period without a corresponding change in full-time teacher positions. Budgets are shrinking in the face of reduced support from the state.? How far must our student population...
My Turn: Where have all Juneau's children gone?

...students. The combined high school population of 1,362 students is a 24 percent decline, but with no change in full-time teacher positions. This isn't just confined to the high schools. The total student population in Juneau has declined...
A collaborative approach to bargaining

...administration always has the control. They hold the purse strings and have the best information. We're all volunteers, full-time teachers in the classrooms mostly ... it always feels we're at a disadvantage," she said. "IBB somewhat turns that...
JSD plans to expand Tlingit education program to all students

...taught to all students. Glacier Valley Elementary School has started a Tlingit language enrichment class under new full-time teacher Hans Chester, who will replace recently retired cultural specialist Glenda Lindley.School board member Lisa Worl...
School board approves language arts curriculum purchase

...will have budgetary impact in tight budget times." As it stands, the district must lay off the equivalent of 11 full-time teachers in order to balance its budget. Teacher training on the curriculum will take place over the course of a few days...
Assembly approves city, schools budgets

...class size," he said. As the budget stands now, the district will have to lay off the equivalent of about 11 full-time teachers."It takes dollars to pay teachers," Kiehl said. "It pains me that for the first time since I've lived in...
A 'mixed blessing'

...Borealis, grade levels are paired together. The school, which rents the top floor of Auke Bay Bible Church, has six full-time teachers and one part-time. The school goes on regular field trips and has its own playground for recess."We pretty...
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Parents concerned Dryden band could be reduced

...Superintendent Peggy Cowan to report back to it. Dryden must cut its classes by an amount equal to 80 percent of a full-time teacher's load, which is four classes, Milliron said. Superintendent Peggy Cowan said at Tuesday's School Board meeting...
Christian school launched

...Church. Love, who taught at the Juneau Christian School last year, said school supporters expect to have five full-time teachers and a six-member school board. "We're hoping to get 55 or 60 students, but, of course, we'll take more...
Theater Review: A one-woman play and a tale of two moms

...Until the youngest was in kindergarten, my mother was a full-time mom. Then she was a full-time mom plus full-time teacher. When people marvel at the thought of raising five children, each of us two years apart, my mom doesn't quite...
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