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Empire Editorial: Apathy trumps involvement yet again

...sports travel, and other stakeholder groups preached "staff over stuff" during public testimony. People wanted the Juneau Board of Education to listen to them in those cases. But when the Board asked for community involvement to highlight the...
Riverbend Elementary School gets new boss from Haines

...and Associates, included five instances in which the district would have to pay for the two consultants to fly to Juneau. Board President Sally Saddler said the district is "really going to move toward the Skype side" as much as possible to...
Around town, Sunday, March 16

...meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park. Details: 789-0965.Juneau Board Game Club, noon, Nugget Mall Community Room.Duplicate bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details...
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...
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...director - that team directly represents the Board of Education.The Juneau Board of Education is made up of seven longtime residents, some of whom...
Empire Editorial: The committee has spoken

...When it does, it's our hope the Juneau Board of Education heeds the recommendation...administrators have lobbied to retain. The Juneau Board of Education has the difficult...representatives to the people, the Juneau Board of Education should listen to the...
School vouchers move step closer to ballot box

...Druce with the NEA.When asked, Druce said a survey of teachers' opinions on the matter had not been conducted.Juneau Board of Education member Andi Story cautioned the committee that voters may not be getting what they vote for should the...
State | Local
Sam's the man

...City and Borough of Juneau assemblyman Jesse Kiehl and Catherine Reardon, a legislative aide who also serves on the Juneau Board of Education budget committee."Sam has a clear vision for the future he wants to create as a representative for the...
State | AK legislature
Suicide prevention resources abound in Juneau

...uplifting words and "beautiful music," said Boegli, who is also the secretary of the National Alliance on Mental Health Juneau Board of Directors. Representatives from Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies, NAMI Juneau and Catholic Community...
Looking back at the news in 2013

...teachers, support staff, administrators and students in preparing future generations for life outside of school.The Juneau Board of Education voted 4-3 on Sept. 10 to ban middle school sports travel, creating a community uproar that still hasn't...


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