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Letter: School cuts again?

...go through Alaska's school system. I hope the state makes it worthwhile and convinces me to keep them in the local school system. Home schooling is nearly impossible for our family to manage on our budget. Yet, we do consider it more and...
Education = economic growth

...deciding where to locate, they almost always consider the quality of the local workforce and the caliber of the local school system. Businesses need well-trained workers, and their employees want to live in an area with good schools for their...
Any Given Child comes to Juneau

...Humanities Council (JAHC) which will serve as a co-ordinating agency. The Any Given Child initiative helps local school systems assess how they are providing for arts in education, and then find ways to allocate and expand arts in schools...
The 2011 municipal election: Go out and vote

...Sally signing up as a candidate. Sean is also a positive and tenacious individual with the personal stake in our local school system and the necessary experience to contribute a lot to local educational policy-making. I wish both of these good...
Stimulus provided jobs in education, but those slots in jeopardy as states struggle

...them from cutting muscle and bone." In Connecticut, the state budget is facing a $3.5 billion deficit and local school systems are still reeling from last summer's painful budget cuts, which resulted in bigger class sizes, teacher layoffs...
Education has a price

...state law to contribute 4 mills of the value of all taxable property within their school district toward their local school systems, a total of $156 million statewide in 2002. Those residing in unorganized areas of our state are not required...


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