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New rules to stem turnover of teachers in Bush schools trigger controversy

...racist to imply that Native teaching assistants cannot pursue a traditional teaching program. Hundreds of them have,'' John Cyr, NEA-Alaska president, told the board at a meeting in Anchorage last week. Two board members said they find the rules...

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Bill forces school boards to back teachers

...is a great idea. ``I believe it's impossible to teach in a situation where you do not have discipline,'' said John Cyr, president of the National Education Association-Alaska. ``This bill gives us a measure of accountability...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...racist to imply that Native teaching assistants cannot pursue a traditional teaching program. Hundreds of them have,'' John Cyr, NEA-Alaska president, told the board at a meeting in Anchorage last week. Two board members said they find the rules...

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...is a great idea. ``I believe it's impossible to teach in a situation where you do not have discipline,'' said John Cyr, president of the National Education Association-Alaska. ``This bill gives us a measure of accountability...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020700/Loc_school.shtml
Bill changes teacher tenure rules

...officials feel comfortable granting tenure. NEA-Alaska, a statewide teachers' association, opposed the bill. President John Cyr said districts shouldn't need more than a year to decide whether an experienced teacher is performing adequately. That's...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...officials feel comfortable granting tenure. NEA-Alaska, a statewide teachers' association, opposed the bill. President John Cyr said districts shouldn't need more than a year to decide whether an experienced teacher is performing adequately. That's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051299/Loc_tenure.shtml
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...before a single student leaves the public school system because of children already in private and home schooling, said John Cyr, president of NEA-Alaska, a teachers' union. State education officials do not have an estimate how much the program...

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Alaska school voucher bill put into play

...before a single student leaves the public school system because of children already in private and home schooling, said John Cyr, president of NEA-Alaska, a teachers' union. State education officials do not have an estimate how much the program...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021799/Loc_voucher.html
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Toy gun spurs departure of teachers in Hydaburg

...what looked like a real gun at someone, that should be grounds for a long-term suspension or expulsion, he said. John Cyr, president of the NEA-Alaska teachers union, said union leaders and teachers from around the state consider the punishment...

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Palin to split brown, blue shirts

...are a total of 382 troopers in the state, including wildlife troopers, he said. That's not enough of either, said John Cyr, business manager for the troopers' union, the Public Safety Employees Association. "There just aren't enough troopers...

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