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My Turn: What the independent PE option means apparent misunderstanding regarding the proposal before the Juneau Board of Education to amend the district's high school requirements...of it this school year.? Barbara Thurston is a member of the Juneau Board of Education.
Students take charge of learning, anti-bullying

Students and teachers addressing the Juneau Board of Education on Tuesday gave good grades to anti-bullying and learning programs. At Tuesday's meeting, exploratory teachers...
My Turn: Curriculum whitewashes boarding school abuse

...member. I wanted to elucidate to the members of the Juneau Board of Education, Superintendent Mark Miller and the general...especially reviewing for historical accuracy. I urge the Juneau Board of Education and Superintendent Miller to remove the objectionable...
Teacher feels ostracized for pot confession

...Empire this week. Berkey said he now hopes to make a bigger difference for children through a future position on the Juneau Board of Education."I want to make that my sole purpose in life," he said.Berkey described the impact of his October...
Empire Editorial: Picks for State House, Senate seats are ...

...200,000 in discretionary spending to the Juneau School District to pay for elementary language arts curriculum. The Juneau Board of Education had already decided to pay $500,000 for the curriculum upgrade. Munoz' move allowed the district to...
Questioned books came as a surprise

...a highlight of the curriculum. The quality of fiction and nonfiction was noted as well.It was recommended to the Juneau Board of Education in May that Reading Wonders be adopted. Included in the document was a paragraph detailing "equity considerations...
Budget biggest issue at school board meeting

With another fiscal year promising budget cuts, the hot topics at Tuesday's Juneau Board of Education were, of course, budgetary issues.The budget committee is no more, but board members felt optimistic that the...
Montessori makeover?

A vote of the Juneau Board of Education will decide if Montessori Borealis will become an independent, alternative school. The proposal is being backed...
School Board audit clean

The Juneau Board of Education met at Thunder Mountain High School Tuesday night to discuss proposals to balance the district's budget, and unlike...
Letter: Write in 'Tom Milliron' for school board

I support Tom Milliron as a write-in candidate for the Juneau Board of Education because he has been an excellent addition to the school system and retired just this year. He was the driving force...


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