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Bill Ray, longtime Juneau advocate, dies at 91

Longtime former Juneau resident Bill Ray has died at the age of 91. Ray, who died Monday, Sept. 9, served in the Alaska Legislature for 22 years before retiring to Sequim, Wash.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-09/bill-ray-longtime-juneau-advocate-dies-
Local
Juneau program shouldn't get funds

...they should pull every charter in the state." Charter schools are a scam. But in the case of Montessori scams, Juneau advocates are following a long tradition. In the early 1900s Dr. Maria Montessori arrived at her system of helping children...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061505/let_20050615012.shtml
Opinion
Local homeless population doesn't fit the stereotypes

Most people wouldn't know a homeless person if they walked past him, says a Juneau advocate for the homeless. People do walk past the homeless, and over their dwellings in drain pipes, under bridges and under local institutions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120201/Ins_homeless1.shtml
Inside
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...District not giving ESL fair funding, some say Other federal programs provide langauge help, officials argue Juneau advocates for students who struggle with English say the school district doesn't allocate its money fairly. They contrast...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050100/Loc_eslmain.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of inappropriate behavior occurs because the disability isn't taken care of early enough, said Jan Guertin, a Juneau advocate for Parents Inc. A mentally ill child who hasn't been taught how to deal with the frustration of not being understood...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072400/Loc_fedrules.shtml
Special-ed rules still in dispute

...been able to remove students who may be a danger, said Ron DeLay, director of student services. Jan Guertin, the Juneau advocate for Parents Inc., said she hasn't seen schools' zero-tolerance policies conflict with the special ed rules...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072400/Loc_rulesdispute.html
Local
Authorities clash over behavior in children with disabilities

...of inappropriate behavior occurs because the disability isn't taken care of early enough, said Jan Guertin, a Juneau advocate for Parents Inc. A mentally ill child who hasn't been taught how to deal with the frustration of not being understood...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072400/Loc_fedrules.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...been able to remove students who may be a danger, said Ron DeLay, director of student services. Jan Guertin, the Juneau advocate for Parents Inc., said she hasn't seen schools' zero-tolerance policies conflict with the special ed rules...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072400/Loc_rulesdispute.shtml
Access project slated for analysis

...Division, he said. The study will cost about $300,000, said Reuben Yost, project manager for the department. Juneau advocates of the road questioned the need for another study. "It seems to me that they've already had third parties in there...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020309/sta_384337119.shtml
Legislature move gains traction

...FRANK Initiative, a voter-approved requirement that the public know and approve the costs of a capital move. Juneau advocates had considered that provision of Neuman's bill one of its biggest weaknesses politically. Had it remained, it...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032108/sta_260334767.shtml

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