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My Turn: Kids need our help

...know the game - how to get their children added to charter school lists, get their children in a classroom with a great teacher and get their children the attention they need. Lawmakers in Juneau likely have no problem getting their kids the...
Moe donates to local school

...Moe said her decision to donate comes at a time when schools are losing funding, cutting programs and laying off great teachers. "Our schools need our support now more than ever" Moe said. "This is the greatest fundraiser ever! Naturally...
Alaska Editorial: Digital learning

The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News:Alaska has its great teachers, the best of the best.Gov. Sean Parnell recognizes that and wants to create access to them for all Alaska students.He has...
A Pope with a heart of joy

...atheists alike. But even in the realm of theology, Francis seems to have a deeper understanding of the Church's great teacher, Saint Thomas Aquinas. In the La Repubblica interview, Francis remarks: "The conscience is autonomous, and everyone...
J-Bird rises from the ashes of the J-Bird."?The Ego was Ms. McKenna's and the loss of the Ego is a reminder of the loss of a great teacher. But I think that the J-Bird is a great tradition and root to our history."Kurland dates the J-Bird back as...
Locals teach students about managing finances

...are more likely to graduate. Lacking this understanding results in a student more likely to drop out."Even with great teachers and strong support system at home," Teo said.Teo said many dropouts have said that somebody had explained the relevance...
New JSD appointee: 'All families can contribute' to education

...passionate about education, and I've seen, and my kids have benefited, from being in the classroom with so many great teachers," Worl concluded. "It's amazing to see the lights click for kids - I've been in the classrooms - especially...
Bereman lit up Juneau's arts scene

...them and make them feel like a worthwhile human being that could do something. I don't even see that with some great teachers - and I've worked with master teachers around the world."Judging from comments made by former students, these...
Panel: Education needs to prepare students for global workforce

...Alaska, including one in Hooper Bay. "The anchor of (Hooper Bay) was the school," White said. "How do you keep great teachers in the school? Without housing brought in by the community and government, I don't know how you'd keep teachers...
Steve Merli: Dancing with the devil's club

...and wet and lost, helps free them of their intimidation and opens up the outdoors for them. "Devil's club is a great teacher," Merli said. Merli builds on the students' knowledge as they progress through upper grades. He continues the...


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