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Lawmakers discuss residency requirement for university regents

...Wednesday on a bill that would require regional representation on the University of Alaska Board of Regents.The House Education Committee discussed Wasilla Rep. Lynn Gattis' proposal to require that regents come from at least six different communities...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-19/lawmakers-discuss-residency-requirement
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers discuss residency requirement for university board

...Wednesday to a bill that would require regional representation on the University of Alaska Board of Regents.The House Education Committee discussed Wasilla Rep. Lynn Gattis' proposal to require that regents come from at least six different communities...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/lawmakers-discuss-residency-requirement
State
Reinbold: 'I'm hoping my colleagues respect my decision'

...office and more staff. Reinbold is the co-chair of the joint Armed Services committee and vice chair of the House Education committee.She said Friday in her office that she's optimistic about her future with the majority."I'm hoping...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-14/reinbold-im-hoping-my-colleagues-respec
State
Lawmakers debate requiring constitutional education

...the latest of several state government measures across the U.S. aimed at civics education.Alaska's House Education Committee heard Friday from members of the public who supported the bill, including some educators.Bob Bird, who teaches...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-08/lawmakers-debate-requiring-constitution
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: An ounce of prevention

...The bill was snubbed after reaching the House Finance Committee in 2014, despite earning full approval by the House Education Committee. An identical bill cleared the Senate.Erin Merryn, whom the bill is named after, visited Alaska last session...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-25/empire-editorial-ounce-prevention
Opinion
Three things to watch

...a compromise.The budget is one thing to watch for this week. Here are two others: School fundraisersThe House Education Committee is scheduled to hear legislation Monday that would clear the way for schools to approve fundraisers involving...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-30/three-things-watch
State | AK legislature
Reinbold booted from caucus

...Johnson after she was "called out of (House) Education, like being taken to the principal's office."The House Education committee met at 8 a.m. Monday and heard a presentation by University of Alaska Southeast Chancellor John Pugh. Reinbold...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-16/reinbold-booted-caucus
State | AK legislature
Three things to watch

...communities around the state. The schedule can be found on the Legislature's website. Teachers' jury dutyThe House Education Committee is scheduled to hear a bill Monday that would exempt teachers from jury duty during the school term. In his...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-02/three-things-watch
State | AK legislature
Not done yet

...people. The Senate version of HB 278 didn't address tenure.Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, chair of the House Education Committee, said that could be a sore spot.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-23/not-done-yet
State | AK legislature
Letter: Alaska should be next to pass Erin's Law

...about it, we give all of the power and control to those who commit these horrible acts.HB233 moved out of the House Education Committee quickly last Friday morning. The bill has broad, bi-partisan support and I'm hopeful it will pass this...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-02/letter-alaska-should-be-next-pass-eri
Opinion

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