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House Finance tackles charter school worries

...operated by the state if a charter is denied by a local school district.Co-chairman Rep. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak...committee will be looking at what happens when a local school district denies a charter to a school, but the school wins...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-19/house-finance-tackles-charter-school-wo
State | AK legislature
Senate committee moves gov's education omnibus bill

...to prevent the forcing of a charter school upon a local school district by the state school board. Her third amendment...proposed the state school board could not override a local school district's decision unless it did not follow state law...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-17/senate-committee-moves-govs-education-o
State | AK legislature
Senate Education moves bill on grant program

...individual learning plan monitored by a certified teacher and such vendors are from a pre-approved list by a local school district.It calls for an increase from an 80 percent base student allocation for those involved in correspondence and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-18/senate-education-moves-bill-grant-progr
State | AK legislature
Text of Gov. Parnell's address

...capped district administrative expenses - travel with a student to a charter school.Also under current law, the local school district has sole authority to approve or deny charter school creation, with no path to appeal a denial. We must create...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-22/text-gov-parnells-address
State | AK legislature
It takes a community to truly teach

I see that our local school district is looking for substitute teachers. When I retired from teaching...could be invited to actually teach. Maybe it is time for the local school district to invite those many people in our community who have been...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081707/let_20070817037.shtml
Opinion
From the Sidelines: Juneau football program earns respect

...any. They were the original self-funded team in the state - in any sport - raising their own money because the local school district couldn't afford to add new activities to the budget when the team was formed 14 years ago. But win or lose...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101903/spo_sidelines.shtml
Sports
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Juneau-Douglas High School and Harborview Elementary School. Talk of transferring the state building to the local school district has been going on for years, but officials say discussions are becoming more serious. The state Department of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050399/Loc_swap.shtml
Native language may have little effect on schools

...curriculum advisory boards. If such an advisory board recommends establishing a Native language curriculum, the local school district may start one. Doing so is optional, however. Gov. Tony Knowles signed the bill last week. ``I don't think...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051400/Loc_nativelang.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...curriculum advisory boards. If such an advisory board recommends establishing a Native language curriculum, the local school district may start one. Doing so is optional, however. Gov. Tony Knowles signed the bill last week. ``I don't think...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051400/Loc_nativelang.shtml
Get a real picture: School is crowded

...with regard to the concerns about the curriculum and programs, it is good to remember that the nation, state and local school district set down standards for what will be taught in all the grade levels. Our district reviews each area on a cycle...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083004/let_letter7.shtml
Opinion

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