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State school board approves tougher test standards

...superintendents across the state pleaded by teleconfrence to vote against the change.Deena Paramo of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District said the state needs to tone back its standardized testing. Others offering public testimony echoed...
Walker appoints Paramo to UAA Board of Regents

...Paramo to serve on the University of Alaska Board of Regents.Paramo is the superintendent of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. In a release Wednesday, Walker said the borough is one of the fastest-growing areas of Alaska...
Fewer kids, less funding

Teachers have started taking roll for the new school year and already it looks like several students aren't in their seats.
My Turn: Cheer 'Out Loud' for poetry conduct multi-school competitions (the Anchorage, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Juneau, and Matanuska-Susitna Borough school districts). Alaska's program also provides for participation by rural school districts conducted via video...
School board holds first 2012-13 meeting

...Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich to sign the Enterasys lease.Enterasys also has a contract with the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District for its district-wide networking infrastructure.The school board also voted to submit the FY13...
Anchorage schools lose more than 1,000 students

...Borough School District started the year with 9,664 students, and last week reported 9,490. The Matanuska Susitna Borough School District reported 13,588 students enrolled last September. Enrollment was recorded last week at 13,429 students...
Ex-Colony teacher pleads to sex charge

...restitution to the victim. Meanwhile, the boy's father has filed a $2 million lawsuit against the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. It seeks damages for the boy's pain and suffering, his loss of enjoyment of life and exposure...
Neighbors Digest

...Stanford University. She has been an active youth leader in the community, including serving as a Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District student advisory board member and president; student government officer; KMBQ 99.7 Teen Power Hour...
Alaska Digest

...Alaska State Troopers on Monday arrested four young men suspected of disabling buses last week in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, which forced the school district to cancel classes for nearly 15,000 students. A 16-year-old...
Mat-Su school district facing fiscal pressures

WASILLA - The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District is facing fiscal pressures, ranging from a multimillion-dollar payout into a state retirement system to contract negotiations...


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