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Fewer kids, less funding

...School next year could slightly increase enrollment numbers, Means said, as some parents have expressed during Juneau Board of Education meetings their willingness to transfer home-schooled students to the district if the charter school starts...
Three-way race down to two

...that there are more seats than candidates after the Oct. 6 municipal election, Sica said it would fall to the Juneau Board of Education to fill the vacancies. In this event, the board will post a public notice soliciting applicants, according...
Candidates stock city ballot as deadline arrives

...candidates - four of whom filed Monday - will compete this fall for three open seats on the City and Borough of Juneau Board of Education. ? Josh Keaton, a Juneau resident of 15 years, said he is running to bridge the gap between concerned parents...
Empire Editorial: Blank ballots give little reason to vote

...about the upcoming municipal election.As of Thursday evening, only one Assembly seat was contested and the Juneau Board of Education had two more vacancies than candidates. For a capital city and government hub, this is shameful.We aren't...
My Turn: What the independent PE option means

...misunderstanding regarding the proposal before the Juneau Board of Education to amend the district's high school requirements...year.? Barbara Thurston is a member of the Juneau Board of Education.
My Turn: School board working toward fair agreement

As a member of the Juneau Board of Education, I appreciate the Juneau Empire Editorial Board's...directly represents the Board of Education.The Juneau Board of Education is made up of seven longtime residents, some...
JSD considers bullying prevention, intervention

...Director of Student Services Bridget Weiss and Director of Teaching and Learning Ted Wilson presented to the Juneau Board of Education at its regular meeting on Tuesday strategies to improve school climate and decrease bullying and hazing. Across...
Pure Sole: Sugar daddies (and mommies)

...mentioning that the total amount available for student activities has been reduced by about $600,000 per the Juneau Board of Education balancing its budget using the student activities fund. That was explained to me as what needs to be raised...
Juneau school board approves charter school through 2026

The Juneau Board of Education approved Juneau Community Charter School's charter Tuesday, though board members considered a shorter charter and other potential...
JSD's budget plan matches Legislature's spending

It wasn't the worst-case scenario, after all.The budget approved by the Juneau Board of Education and the City and Borough of Juneau matches the Legislature's school funding appropriation, the Juneau School District confirms...


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