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Juneau Teacher Tales

...more with the revised release of Juneau Teacher Tales, a compilation of stories...Alaska from the 1930s to '50s. Juneau Teacher Tales is an updated version of...called "Alaska Experiences by Juneau Teachers," originally released in 1993...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-07/juneau-teacher-tales
Art
Empire Editorial: Challenges await new superintendent

...Another challenge will come when the district and local teachers start negotiating another contract this fall. Juneau teachers came closer to a strike last winter than they have in years, with some refusing to work after hours until a new contract...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-12/empire-editorial-challenges-await-new
Opinion
Catching up with the Teacher of the Year

...you? Why?The nomination was anonymous so I don't know who did it nor why. Is it common for Juneau teachers to win?Several Juneau teachers have been nominated but I don't know if others have won. Previous winners are listed at bpteachers...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-05-18/catching-teacher-year
Neighbors
Kennedy Center artists to lead workshops for Juneau teachers

Two teaching artists from Kennedy Center will be in Juneau next week to lead workshops for Juneau teachers and students, as part of the Any Given Child initiative.Randy Barron, an artist who uses choreography to teach science, will...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-03-20/kennedy-center-artists-lead-workshops-jun
Art
Students, teachers, parents rally against vouchers

...the 27 anticipated. The BSA is currently $5,680 per student.She said the district's priority is retaining Juneau teachers through increased classroom funding."We want to protect the classroom and funds for the classroom," Story said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-18/alaskans-rally-against-vouchers
Local
Juneau schools look to cut $4.8M

...eight people who spoke at the meeting, including Juneau teachers and parents, said the district should not be purchasing...sizes, we shouldn't be buying new books," said Juneau teacher Amy Jo Meiners."Those programs don't teach children...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-29/juneau-schools-look-cut-48m
State | Local
School concerts cancelled

...second performance, however, is still scheduled to take place the next day during school hours.A week ago, several Juneau teachers emailed parents announcing a change in their availability. They said they would no longer be accessible to students...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-10/school-concerts-cancelled
Local
Writing is on the wall for entry-level jobs

...jobs have been eliminated. Seem farfetched? If so, go order a burrito from Breeze Inn.? Graham G. Storey is a Juneau teacher with a master's in public policy from the University of Chicago.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-29/writing-wall-entry-level-jobs
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Time to reevaluate priorities

...dollars and cents is anyone's guess at this stage. What we know for sure is that, as of now, there will be 30 fewer Juneau teachers next year and classes are expected to have three more students each.With such drastic cuts on the horizon, now...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-24/empire-editorial-time-reevaluate-prio
Opinion
Looking back at the news in 2013

...from the classroom? Last year brought more questions than answers. Perhaps 2014 will be the other way around.The Juneau teachers union and school district sat down to talk about a new contract in October, and after a month of meetings the two...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-01/looking-back-news-2013
Local

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