School board approves budget amid uncertainty

The Juneau School Board unanimously approved an FY16 budget of $86,260,000 - a reduction of $2,226,044 - to forward to the City and Borough of...
My Turn: Curriculum whitewashes boarding school abuse

...schools is in sharp contrast to the glossed over version depicted in the Reading Wonders booklet, "The Visit." The Juneau school board should strive for historical accuracy and not whitewash history for feel-good books that do more damage than good...
School budget crunch guide for 2016

The Juneau School Board has released four preliminary budget scenarios for 2016 after Gov. Bill Walker announced that he plans reductions in state school...
Empire Editorial: Tuesday 'To Do': VOTE

...ballot will ask you who you want to add to the City and Borough Assembly, who you want to represent you on the Juneau School Board, and will ask you whether or not an empowered board is the right solution for managing Juneau's two city-owned...
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.
Letter: Time for new ideas on the Juneau school board

The Juneau School District is fortunate to have a new superintendent, a slight increase in the Base Student Allocation from the last legislative session, and a new teacher contract that brought an end to a painful dispute.
Bravo Juneau, but literacy also takes work

...Southeast Chancellor John Pugh, it was a very rewarding experience. Hearing the enthusiasm of representatives from the Juneau School Board, Big Brothers and Sisters, University of Alaska Southeast, United Way, The Association for the Education of...
JSD, new superintendent seal the deal Juneau," Miller's contract stated."He's looking to buy a house, so he's certainly committed to Juneau," school board President Sally Saddler said at the Thursday meeting.Just as Gelbrich was, Miller is entitled to 30 days of...
Letter to the Editor: Juneau School board hired the wrong person

I was stunned by the Juneau School Board's decision to reject a well-qualified local candidate for superintendent in favor of a Californian who has limited teaching...
New super: 'My first priority is to listen'

...said he made a connection with both the place and the people. During his first round of public interviews with the Juneau School Board Saturday, he mentioned feeling an instant affinity for Alaska's capital city."I wish I had words to explain...


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