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Empire Editorial: Some students more equal than others

The Juneau Board of Education wants all students to receive equitable treatment, so it included a $440,000 program in next year's budget that caters to...
Empire Editorial: The committee has spoken the budget proposal that will go before school board members next week. When it does, it's our hope the Juneau Board of Education heeds the recommendation of its 17-member committee: smaller class sizes and fewer teachers with pink slips...
School vouchers move step closer to ballot box

Giving Alaskans the option to vote on whether or not the state should provide families with vouchers to attend private schools moved one step closer to becoming reality Friday.
State | Local
Sam's the man

Sam Kito III didn't sleep much last Thursday after receiving a late night phone call. On the other end was Gov. Sean Parnell, informing Kito he'd be Juneau's new member of the House of Representatives.
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Report sheds light on middle school sports travel ban

...permanent ban on middle school sports travel is expected to have its proposal ready in time for the February Juneau Board of Education meeting.The group - led by community member Jon Kurland, who is spearheading the effort - has completed its...
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 suggestion of adding another person to the negotiating team.
Looking back at the news in 2013

It's time to say farewell to 2013 and usher in a new year.
My Turn: What is a teacher worth?

...answer. This means the task to increase funding goes to the governor, state Legislature, city assembly and the Juneau Board of Education. This is where school budgets are prepared and funded. Lets get it done.? Roy Fulwiler is a Douglas resident...
Legislature again refuses to vote on appointees

...Alaska board of regents: Mark Begich of Anchorage, Joseph Hardenbrook of Fairbanks, and Marlene Johnson of Juneau. Board of Education and Early Development: Roger Chan of Anchorage and Sally Rue of Juneau. Empire staff writer Bill McAllister...
Tuesday decides fate of proposed high school

...exceeds the student population estimate of 2,100 stated in the 1999 municipal voters information pamphlet; the Juneau Board of Education has identified, by formal action, funds for the first year of the new high school's operation in an amount...


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