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A surprise from Alaska

...soccer either. In fact, she didn't like sports in general. "I'd try to hide during recess," she said. Junior high teacher Deb Lowney knew how to reach Tela. Compete against yourself, she said. Find a sport where you can express your individuality...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080104/spo_akwrestler.shtml
Sports
State Briefs

...four finalists for 2003 Alaska Teacher of the Year. The honorees are Dimond High School teacher Art Ayala, Bartlett High teacher Kathryn Berkowitz, Anna Angaiak Bond from the Paul T. Albert Memorial School in Tununak in the Lower Kuskokwim District...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092502/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Alaska editorial: Boarding schools are worth the money

...statewide averages on benchmark exams and other standardized tests. Among the reasons: Village schools are plagued by high teacher turnover. Abstract, Western-style teaching methods don't necessarily mesh with Native cultural traditions. Alaskans...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112505/opi_20051125001.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...commissioner in 1995, Cross worked for the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District for 12 years - four as a junior high teacher of math and science and eight as superintendent. Cross said that as difficult as communication between the district...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041699/Loc_education.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...within earshot of adults and watch their failure to act," said Timothy Aguilar, who said he is bisexual. Dimond High teacher Susan Derrera said a brief walk down a school hallway will show that students commonly call others names such as "homo...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061201/Loc_Harassment.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Pledge law unenforced at J-D high Teachers, students ignoring mandate By ERIC FRY THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Juneau-Douglas High School students and teachers generally are ignoring...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090600/Loc_Pledge.shtml
Judge again faults state for rural education

...training, he said. Rural educators face a host of challenges, including high expense, cultural differences, and high teacher turnover. Some schools have only one teacher. One directive Gleason gave was that curriculum must be aligned with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040910/sta_603960721.shtml
News
Battle turns bitter for Senate seat

...sponsored legislation that actually increased per capita funding for rural districts, some of which got eaten up by higher teacher salaries. That makes Middag "hypocritical," because he was part of a teachers' strike at the time, Taylor said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102600/Loc_Senate.html
Local
The future of Alaska Native education

...grant to develop a training program for new village educators. The Humanities Forum hopes to meet the challenge of high teacher turnover in the villages with an aggressive program of orientation and training. And on Jan. 26 the Moore case, a complex...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-03-15/future-alaska-native-education
Opinion
Part 5 of a 5-part series

...grant to develop a training program for new village educators. The Humanities Forum hopes to meet the challenge of high teacher turnover in the villages with an aggressive program of orientation and training. And on Jan. 26 of this year, the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-03-18/part-5-5-part-series
Opinion

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