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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
My Turn: Marie Drake a good option for Montessori

...This additional staff will offset much of the impact of the Montessori classrooms on Harborview. The Juneau School District administration has suggested that Juneau-Douglas High School buses would be available for Montessori students, an...
Focus of high school activities expansion should be on youth

...continue to make up the difference. As high school activities directors, we have worked closely with the Juneau School District administration and with a community advisory group to figure out how to fund the existing Crimson Bear roster of athletics...
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...
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...


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