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Municipal election open offices, voting announcement

The filing period for the upcoming City and Borough of Juneau Assembly and Juneau School Board elections opens 8 a.m. on Aug. 7.The office seats available are mayor, district 1 assembly member, district 2 assembly...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-02/municipal-election-open-offices-vot
Neighbors
Tune in to nature

...cameras."When kids lose connection with the outdoors, they become adults without a connection," he told the Juneau School Board at its regular June meeting. "I wanted to use technology to lure kids back to the outdoors."The digital cameras...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-27/tune-nature
Local
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 changes before the final vote.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-10/juneau-school-board-approves-charter-sc
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-25/school-board-approves-budget-amid-uncer
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-02/my-turn-curriculum-whitewashes-boardi
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-07/empire-editorial-tuesday-do-vote
Opinion
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.

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-05/letter-write-tom-milliron-school-boar
Letters
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.

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-02/letter-time-new-ideas-juneau-school-b
Letters
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...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-21/bravo-juneau-literacy-also-takes-work
Letters
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-29/school-budget-crunch-guide-2016
Local

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