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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to cool programs in Juneau schools. The Roller Coaster Extravaganza that just took place at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School let kids create their own paper coasters...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-21/thumbs-thumbs-down
Local
Legislature calls it a day without finishing

...300,000 of that to education-related items.The Juneau School District is getting $200,000 for a new elementary...organization that works on reducing dropout rates in Juneau schools.Of the remaining $200,000, she secured just under...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-21/legislature-calls-it-day-without-finish
State | AK legislature
Science Technology, Engineering and Math for Young Children Conference Thank You

...Sam Adams from TLC Childcare, Jennifer Thompson from Juneau School District, Becca Parks from JEDC, Jessica Mills-Clark...Lewis from Cooperative Extension, Geoffrey Wyatt from Juneau School District, and education consultants Linda Torgeson...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/science-technology-engineering-and-
Neighbors
Crimson Bears football in a coaching uproar

...song before stepping down and leaving the team in another's hands. That swan song plunged into the murky depths of Juneau School District policies. Sjooros isn't a district teacher or employee. Someone who is wanted Sjooros' job. That's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-20/crimson-bears-football-coaching-uproar
Sports
Jobs, taxes and buildings: Behind CBJ's austerity offensive

...system.The city manager's proposal does not fund the Juneau School District to the cap over the next two years, funding...to fund to the cap. The Assembly placed cuts to the Juneau School District on its pending list for further discussion...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-20/jobs-taxes-and-buildings-behind-cbjs-au
Local
Education funding picture still murky

...to be there, or if they're going to have jobs," Juneau School Board member Andi Story said. "This is still going...approximately $2.6 million in new funding to the Juneau School District, which recently passed a budget with $4...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/education-funding-picture-still-murky
State | Local
Part of the curriculum: Swimming lessons in the schools of Juneau

Juneau schools play a huge role in how our children...Program, a partnership between the Juneau School District and the Glacier Swim Club...return for that money, CBJ, via the Juneau School District, is obligated to provide swimming...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/part-curriculum-swimming-lessons-sc
Neighbors
Crimson Bears track team boasts big numbers

...line up against each other in competition at noon Saturday at TMHS in a practice meet.The first official track meet of the season is April 25-26 at Ketchikan. The first home meet for both Juneau schools is May 2-3 at Thunder Mountain.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-17/crimson-bears-track-team-boasts-big-nu
Sports
Superintendent searchers hold public meeting tonight

Representatives from Ray and Associates, the firm hired by the Juneau School District to help it find its next superintendent, will lead a public meeting tonight. Community members will be able to provide...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-17/superintendent-searchers-hold-public-me
Local
Juneau Assembly will take second look at pool closure

...further.The closure of the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool, a reduction in grants and program funding, and cuts to the Juneau School District and Capital Transit were tabled until the assembly can get more information and discuss each item further...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-17/juneau-assembly-will-take-second-look-p
Local

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