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Senate committee moves gov's education omnibus bill

...a four to one vote along party lines."It's the wrong path to go down when the state school board can tell a local school board that they are going to have a charter school to run," Gardner said.Gardner's first amendment called for the...
State | AK legislature
Parnell wants school choices expanded

...schools operating under the authority of both the local school board and the state school board. They receive their funding through the local school board. A charter school is created for focusing on a specific...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: State money will compromise private schools' autonomy

...diplomas endorsed by one of two different agencies. Students graduating from a public school have met state and local school board requirements; they receive a diploma endorsed by the local board and EED's commissioner. Students graduating...
Panel questions charter student transit

...each pupil.The bill allows a charter school to appeal to the education commissioner if its charter is denied by a local school board.Senate Education Committee Chair Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, questioned the appeals process as written in the governor's...
State | AK legislature
State names delegates to U.S. Senate youth program

...funded by the Hearst Foundations.Madison Manning serves as her student body president, a representative on the local school board, and the student member of the State Board of Education and Early Development. She is a member of the board of...
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...with great satisfaction that I read in the Juneau Empire of Sam Guthrie's decision to run for a position on our local school board. I have known Sam Guthrie for four years. During that time I have seen him create, initiate and implement at least...

...several issues this fall, including whether or not the Pledge of Allegiance should be recited weekly or daily. The local school board has determined that classes must say the pledge at least weekly to satisfy the new state law requiring the pledge...
Activist faces lobbyist in House District 5 race

...Tim June and Republican Bill Thomas are both from Haines and both have served on the Haines Borough Assembly and local school board. Both candidates also are commercial fishermen. The district represents residents in Skagway, Haines, Yakutat...
Supporters of Native education to plan school

...their own staff, but they must be approved by a local school board and the state Board of Education. Only one of the...but only after the school has been approved by a local school board, Yannotti said. The state doesn't offer grants...
Board renews charter school for 6 - not 10 - years

...charter schools must operate under a charter of one to 10 years, as well as have an operating contract approved by the local school board every school year. The Juneau school's original five-year charter, granted in April 1997, will expire next...


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