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School board approves charter school contract

...of his daughter. The parent, who has become a vocal critic of the charter school, school board and Juneau School District administration, told the school board that the charter school's discipline plan was not up to district standards...
District sticks with teacher cuts

A first reading of the Juneau School District administration's revised budget proposal "does not sit well" with school budget committee member Michelle Norman and the other committee members...
Letter: Reverse your mistake, JSD

The Juneau School District administration and school board, in ignoring the budget committee's recommendations, continues to follow its own agenda, backed by school...
Water, wastewater rates will likely increase

...that the Assembly decided to "take the high road and fully fund the program."Also at the meeting, Juneau School District administration director David Means asked the committee to consider funding the district to the cap. At a previous meeting...
Harborview council to formally request additional teacher

...meeting for Harborview Elementary School Wednesday evening, members agreed to formally request that the Juneau School District administration allocate funding for an additional primary classroom teacher at the school.Coordinator Brian Holst and...
New cuts proposed

The Juneau School District administration took a bigger hit, along with custodial services, in order to restore other areas in the latest work session on budget cuts...
My Turn: High school curriculum overhaul: Asking for disaster

...JDHS students arrive at college, they are often far behind their peers. To its tremendous credit, the Juneau School District administration has been working hard to change this situation, in particular with the new Thunder Mountain High School...
Audit grades schools' literacy programs

Several in the Juneau School District administration and the school board say they are unhappy with the "cursory" data analysis in a recent audit of the district's elementary school...
Shifting school start times not the answer

In my opinion, the basic premise upon which the Juneau School District administration is basing their proposal to shift school start times is fundamentally flawed. The high school kids that are zombies in the morning...
My Turn: Marie Drake a good option for Montessori

At noon today in the downtown fire hall, the Juneau School District Facilities Committee will be considering four possible options for placement of the Montessori program. There is only one option that keeps the program intact and does not require the relocation of students currently attending neighborhood elementary schools - the fourth option recently presented by the Juneau School District.


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