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Senate committee moves gov's education omnibus bill

JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate Education Committee moved Gov. Sean Parnell's omnibus education bill Friday after rejecting amendments offered by the committee's lone Democrat. The bill moves to the Senate Finance Committee.
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Kenai superintendent resigns for new UA position

...Atwater, who was Alaska's Superintendent of the Year in 2013, came to Kenai six years ago from the Lake and Peninsula School District in King Salmon.The board says it has three options to replace Atwater: conduct a national search for...
Save Our Salmon claims Pebble supporters campaigned illegally at Nondalton School

...immediately investigate to determine whether this political conduct violates state law. It also asks the Lake and Peninsula School District superintendent and other officials to immediately instruct all schools that political activity related to...
APOC dismisses school campaigning complaint

The Alaska Public Offices Commission has dismissed a complaint regarding alleged political activity at Nondalton School in the Lake and Peninsula Borough.
State names delegates to U.S. Senate youth program

Madison Manning, a senior at Meshik School in Port Heiden in the Lake and Peninsula School District, and Thomas Krasnican, a junior at Service High School in the Anchorage School District, are Alaska's delegates to the United...
Federal grant at UAS prepares Alaska Natives to be teachers

...brings Native education students to UAS, called Preparing Indigenous Teachers for Alaska Schools. The Lake and Peninsula School District near Bristol Bay loses more than a third of its staff each year, for example. Kake's turnover rate was...
Schools welcome $1 billion

...because it's not going to accommodate those increases," Comeau said. Superintendent Steve Atwater of the Lake and Peninsula School District also viewed the Senate's action as a positive step. "And it's one all school districts are happy to...
Principal candidates tout experience

The three candidates for the principal's job at Juneau-Douglas High School pointed to their experience during public interviews Tuesday in the school library.
Alaska woman killed in animal attack

...11 inches tall and was an athletic person, an avid runner, according to her family. Officials from the Lake and Peninsula School District said Berner, who was new to Chignik Lake, left work at the end of the day Monday to go for a run. The...
Finalists chosen for state education commissioner post

...finalists are Steve Atwater, John Holst and Larry LeDoux. Atwater, of King Salmon, is superintendent of the Lake and Peninsula School District. Holst, of Sitka, is a consultant specializing in school improvement and school district improvement...


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