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Juneau schools improve district-wide

Performance is up in Juneau schools, according to preliminary numbers...because of its tight budget. Juneau schools used to employ a truancy officer...full preliminary ASPI report for Juneau schools can be viewed online at https...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/juneau-schools-improve-district-wide
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-21/bravo-juneau-literacy-also-takes-work
Letters
A good crop of candidates

...were only four candidates in the running for five open seats on both the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly and the Juneau School District Board of Education. One open Assembly seat was without any candidates at all.By the close of filing at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/good-crop-candidates
Local
School enrollment slightly higher than expected

...in from the first day of school, and students in the Juneau School District's 13 schools surpassed enrollment projections...Education and Early Development numbers. In 1998, the Juneau School District had almost 1,000 more students than it has...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/school-enrollment-slightly-higher-expec
Local
Juneau School District hires special investigator for hazing case

An Anchorage attorney has signed on to help the Juneau School District investigate an incident in which incoming high school freshmen were allegedly abducted and beaten with a wooden paddle...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-13/juneau-school-district-hires-special-in
Local
Charter school gets new teachers, needs more kids

...administrators, but all hires must be approved by the Juneau School District. Because the school is chartered, it doesn't...Community Charter School can do so by contacting the Juneau School District at 523-1702. The deadline is Aug. 8.Editor's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-07/charter-school-gets-new-teachers-needs-
Local
So far, no candidates for Valley seat

...but this is his first term since then. District 2 comprises the Mendenhall Valley, Auke Bay and Lynn Canal.The Juneau School District Board of Education has two seats opening up - those of president Sally Saddler and vice president Sean O'Brien...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-14/so-far-no-candidates-valley-seat
Local
'Stuff the Bus' this Saturday

Did you know the average parent spends more than $600 to send one child back to school? The Juneau School District is trying to lessen that burden, and needs your help.Volunteers with the Juneau Radio Center are holding a "Stuff...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-15/stuff-bus-saturday
Local
Basketball camp teaches Tlingit language

...students stretched, Jessica Chester counted to 10 in Tlingit. Chester, who teaches Alaska Native languages for the Juneau School District, has been helping out with the basketball camps since 2006.Chester said all of the basketball drills incorporate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-12/basketball-camp-teaches-tlingit-languag
State
Superintendent talks bargaining, testing

...in the state, Miller said.The strategy the Hayward district used - and what Miller would like to introduce to the Juneau School District - is called non-adversarial or interest-based bargaining. In non-adversarial bargaining, instead of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/superintendent-talks-bargaining-testing
Local

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