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Mat-Su school district facing fiscal pressures

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District is facing fiscal pressures, ranging from a multimillion-dollar payout into a state retirement system to contract negotiations with nearly all of its 1,700 employees.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122303/sta_matsu.shtml
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Finalists named for Alaska Teacher of the Year 2013

...Alaska Teacher of the Year 2013. They are Christopher Benshoof, Fairbanks School District; Brandy J. Bishop, Mat-Su School District; Tim Buckley, North Slope School District; Sarah Edwards, Dillingham City School District; and Pamela Moe...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-02/finalists-named-alaska-teacher-year-201
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Mat-Su spuds go to school

...local potatoes in the lunch program at secondary schools as a healthy choice for students. Kathy Walker, the Mat-Su School District nutritionist, said she plans to introduce baked Matanuska Valley-grown potatoes once a month in the upcoming...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090605/sta_20050906007.shtml
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Proposed Mat-Su facility aims to feed school kids

...under way for the money to actually build the plant, however. The facility would be located adjacent to the Mat-Su school district's existing school nutrition center, which could use more local products in the 9,000 to 11,000 school lunches...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061509/reg_451131762.shtml
Tuesday marks first-ever Marmot Day

...This year, Mat-Su Valley's KMBQ radio station will hold a special event, along with observances in the Mat-Su School District and the Alaska Zoo. Locally, Menard will incorporate excerpts from the children's book "Gimme, Gimme Moocher...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020110/loc_557504638.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...get out of?" Kim Floyd, a spokeswoman for the Mat-Su school district, said: "The reality is there's a shrinking...Floyd said the proposed rules may reduce the Mat-Su school district's need to recruit special education teachers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010701/Loc_Teachers.shtml
Fire destroys Mat-Su school

...level on the roof reached 18 inches. The school in two years did not have to close because of snow load, said Mat-Su School District Superintendent Bob Doyle, who is retiring, on Wednesday. The roof was shoveled whenever 12 inches accumulated...

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Anchorage schools offering 'opt out' for Obama's speech

...Last week, Gov. Sean Parnell visited East High School with a similar message to stay in school, she said. Mat-Su school district spokeswoman Catherine Esary said the district was leaving it up to teachers to decide to watch it or not. Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090609/sta_490254005.shtml
State may force teachers into special education role

...get out of?" Kim Floyd, a spokeswoman for the Mat-Su school district, said: "The reality is there's a shrinking...Floyd said the proposed rules may reduce the Mat-Su school district's need to recruit special education teachers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010701/Loc_Teachers.html
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Special-ed rules still in dispute

...Schools also are concerned about the expense of providing other places to teach suspended and expelled kids. The Mat-Su school district staffs an off-campus program for up to 14 students with a teacher, two tutors and a counselor, Melear said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072400/Loc_rulesdispute.html
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