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Some seniors fail exit exam, will not receive a diploma

...are entitled to attend public school from age 6 to 20 as long as they haven't received a high school diploma, said Harry Gamble, spokesman for the state Department of Education. The Anchorage School District has prepared courses for the summer...

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U.S. approves state's No Child Left Behind plan

...students that they will meet the standards" by 2013, said state Department of Education and Early Development spokesman Harry Gamble. For next year, the plan requires at least 64 percent of a school's students to be proficient in reading and writing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061103/sta_legeduplan.shtml
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Montessori charter axed

...fall. The state board next meets in mid-July to discuss federal regulations, said Department of Education spokesman Harry Gamble. Board chairman Richard Mauer of Delta Junction told Gamble on Saturday that he'd be very willing to add an updated...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061205/loc_20050612001.shtml
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Correspondence school spending limits set by state

...can be for class instruction time only, and not for time when a student is working out, practicing or playing, said Harry Gamble, an education department spokesman. Also out: Clothing, uniforms, equipment for physical education, pets and animals...

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Thank you

...creation "Duct Tape Man"; Kathryn Rabung modeling Susan Osheta's "Paper Girl"; Leslie Clark modeling Terry and Harry Gamble's Egyptian masterpiece they bought at the Wearable Arts Extravaganza; and Jessica DeAngelis modeling Mary Ellen Frank's...

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Union aims to cut class size

...classes. "We would want them to make use of their extra time," Newton said. Alaska Department of Education spokesman Harry Gamble said the department recognizes the merits of smaller classrooms in lower grades, but does not have a position on this...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062105/sta_20050621023.shtml
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Feds: 13 rural Alaska schools are failing

...worries of statistical inaccuracy. Had they included those tiny schools, 54 more would have appeared on the list, said Harry Gamble, spokesman for the state Department of Education and Early Development. Students at 8,600 of the nation's 91...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070302/sta_schools.shtml
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School Board may decide on charter application Sept. 2

...Education and Early Development plans to ask school districts to bid to take over the school, said agency spokesman Harry Gamble. But a committee of school parents and staff also has applied to four districts to accept Alyeska as a charter school...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082503/loc_schoolb.shtml
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Local Briefs

...exam. The department also was asked to recommend an appeals process for students who fail the exam. Agency spokesman Harry Gamble said the department will take the public comments into consideration as it crafts recommendations for waivers and appeals...

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Alaska students are showing up average in nationwide testing

...similarly in 1996, the first and last previous time they took the National Assessment of Educational Progress, said Harry Gamble, spokesman for the Alaska Department of Education. About 10,000 students from Anchorage and around the state took...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111603/sta_testing.shtml
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