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Higher tobacco tax is right for Juneau

...youth smoking rates from the Alaska State Youth Risk Behavior Survey and found that, between 2009 and 2011, the Juneau School District went from having one the highest youth smoking rates in the state at 17 percent to less than 11 percent in 2011...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/higher-tobacco-tax-right-juneau
Letters
Photo: Ukulele orchestra comes to Juneau

...left, Sarah Dale, Alan Dowson and Stuart Crout, right, play a Michael Jackson song during their concert for Juneau School District students at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium on Thursday. The concert was an event of the Juneau Arts...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/photo-ukulele-orchestra-comes-juneau
Local
UAS chancellor to retire

...program at the university.The university's student population is 17 percent Alaska Native, compared with the Juneau School District's 25-30 percent, Pugh noted. He hopes programs supporting Alaska Native students and the culture and language's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-29/uas-chancellor-retire
Local
Homeschool an increasingly popular option for Alaskan students

...students have requested.HomeBRDIGE is another homeschool program in Juneau and is unique because it is part of the Juneau School District. Since they are part of the school district, students can easily receive services offered to public school kids...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-12/homeschool-increasingly-popular-opt
Neighbors
My Turn: 'Coming out' on pot

...likely you'll find that I'm just a human like you, and maybe even agree that I should be able to live without the fear of being stigmatized or imprisoned. ? Adam Berkey is a Juneau resident and teacher for the Juneau School District.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-15/my-turn-coming-out-pot
Opinion
Candidates on good behavior at debate

...legislature might have raised per-student funding, but it hasn't funded education enough, pointing out the Juneau School District's loss of a few teachers going into this school year.A higher pupil-teacher ratio in Juneau schools "doesn't...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-10/candidates-good-behavior-debate
Local
Vera Gazaway

...returned to live in Juneau. HP worked for Bureau of Indian Affairs. Vera taught and was Teacher of the Year in the Juneau School District. Both retired in 1979. When HP and Vera closed on the sale of their Juneau home, they could not locate the...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172849714
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...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-02/letter-time-new-ideas-juneau-school-b
Letters
Assembly, school board candidate forum tonight

Want another chance to get to know candidates for the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly and the Juneau School District Board of Education? The League of Women Voters is holding a candidate forum at 6 p.m. tonight in Assembly...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-30/assembly-school-board-candidate-forum-t
Local
Photo: Municipal forum

Juneau School District Board of Education candidates Brian Holst, left, and Sean O'Brien, center, listen to Tom Milliron during a candidate forum...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-01/photo-municipal-forum
Local

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